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Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

600 LEXINGTON AVENUE, 21ST FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10021, USA
Tel:
Work +1 212 379 6000
Fax:
Fax +1 212 379 6001
Email:
Web:
www.caplindrysdale.com
New York, Washington DC

Jonathan S. Brenner

Tel:
Work 212.379.6050
Email:
Web:
www.capdale.com/jbrenner
Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

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Business, Investment & Transactional Tax

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United States: Tax

International tax

Within: International tax

At Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, J. Clark Armitage, now president of the firm, specializes in advance pricing agreements and competent authority matters for corporations. Patricia Lewis advises on this as well as tax controversy and audit issues. David Rosenbloom  offers similar expertise, as does Mark Allison in New York. Also in New York, Jonathan Brenner, a UK and Luxembourg tax expert, and Zhanna Ziering are notable. Michael Pfeifer and Anne J. O'Brien focus on expatriation planning. Kirsten Burmester also acts for private clients as well as some businesses, and Scott Michel focuses on criminal tax matters with international aspects. Attorneys mentioned are based in Washington DC unless otherwise indicated.

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US taxes: non-contentious

Within: US taxes: non-contentious

Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered has ‘strong command of the relevant tax considerations for private equity investments’ and also has ‘clear awareness of a client's commercial goals and objectives’. The practice group regularly handles private equity and hedge fund formation, business and asset disposals, and restructuring. Lead partner Jonathan S. Brenner in New York is rated for his ‘responsiveness and knowledge of the tax aspects of outbound and inbound investments’; indeed, Brenner is ‘a practical lawyer, who understands how issues get resolved and how deals get done’.

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