Greenberg Traurig’s John Kaufmann to Speak at the Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class

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John Kaufmann, of counsel in global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Tax Practice, will participate in the the 8th Annual Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class in New York on May 23.

NEW YORK – May 22, 2017 – John Kaufmann, of counsel in global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Tax Practice, will participate in the the 8th Annual Private Investment Funds Tax Master Class in New York on May 23. The conference is attended by CFOs, controllers, and tax directors of hedge funds and private equity funds throughout the country.

Kaufmann will speak on the panel, “Derivatives Update – Tax Implications for Derivatives and other Complex Investments” from 1:10-2 p.m. and will cover topics including:

  •     871(m) update
  •     Tax aspects of ISDAs
  •     Mark-to-market legislative proposal
  •     Section 1260 – constructive ownership rules
  •     Other tax considerations

Kaufmann focuses his practice on U.S. tax aspects of financial instruments. He advises clients on developing effective tax solutions and delivering efficient structuring ideas. His clients include investment funds, banks, insurance companies, energy companies, and manufacturers.

To register for the conference or for more information, visit https://www.frallc.com/conference.aspx?ccode=B1039.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice

To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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