St. Louis Partner Phil Wright will present at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2018. The three-day program is scheduled for Oct. 17-19 in New York and via live webcast Nov. 14-16 in Chicago and Dec. 5-7 in Los Angeles.
Wright will join leading tax practitioners from law firms, accounting firms, corporations and academia and policymakers from the IRS from across the United States to present on complex and evolving tax issues in major corporate transactions. He presented in New York on key risk allocation issues, tax due diligence process, provisions in acquisition agreements, indemnification issues and more. In Chicago and LA, his panel will provide a review and critique of recent M&A transactions and the impact of the 2017 Tax Act.
Wright’s practice concentrates primarily on advising clients with regard to the domestic and international tax aspects of corporate acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, securities offerings and related tax matters, including structuring, negotiation and documentation in respect of same. He also advises clients in controversy matters with the Internal Revenue Service principally regarding issues involved in acquisitions and divestitures. Wright serves as an adjunct professor in the Masters Tax Program at Washington University Law School where he has taught classes in corporate reorganizations and federal taxation of partnerships. He also has served as adjunct professor at Fontbonne University where he taught on advanced corporate tax and consolidated tax returns. He frequently writes and speaks for the Practising Law Institute on tax issues involved in merger and acquisition transactions.
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