Greenberg Traurig’s John Kaufmann to Speak on Investment Transactions and Financial Instruments

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John Kaufmann, of counsel in global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Tax Practice, will participate in Financial Research Associates’ Hedge Fund Tax 101 and K-1 Boot Camp, Jan. 24, at The Princeton Club in New York, NY.

John Kaufmann, of counsel in global law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Tax Practice, will participate in Financial Research Associates’ Hedge Fund Tax 101 and K-1 Boot Camp, Jan. 24, at The Princeton Club in New York, NY. This practical course covers the fundamental tax issues that hedge funds face, including contributions and withdrawals, mandatory basis adjustments, allocations, withholding, UBTI, and taxation of investment transactions.

Specifically, Kaufmann will discuss doctrines of beneficial ownership as applied to investment transactions and financial instruments.

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.

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 (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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