In Chicago, Adam Beckerink and Jonathan Welbel have become
partners in the tax practice. Within the same practice, Andrew
O’Brien-Penney has become the director of
economics and Ivan Tsios is now the director of economics and
Beckerink advises multinational corporations and
high-net-worth individuals on a range of tax issues, tax
controversies and litigation, including multistate and federal
tax planning and the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
He represents clients on state tax matters before
administrative appeal boards, tax tribunals and courts in
Illinois and other US states.
Welbel advises multinational corporations on transfer
pricing and other international tax issues with a focus on US
federal tax controversy. He helps clients navigate the audits,
appeals and litigation process, and he has extensive experience
working with tax court practice and procedure.
O’Brien-Penney provides clients with economic
analyses and valuations to assist them in planning and
supporting business reorganisations, new transfer pricing
policies, transitioning to principal company structures and
implementing cost sharing arrangements. He also advises on
audit and dispute resolution situations, supply chain
restructuring, planning, advance pricing agreements (APAs) and
intellectual property migration opportunities.
Tsios provides comprehensive economic and valuation services
related to transfer pricing issues and other tax matters. He
assists clients with planning inter-company pricing, US and
foreign documentation, negotiating APAs, restructuring
inter-company arrangements, intellectual property transfers and
dispute resolution. Tsios also works in the preparation
valuations of businesses, intangible property and damages in
mergers, acquisitions and other transactions, corporate tax
planning, corporate reorganisations, antitrust and competition,
and debt and equity valuation.
In New York, Paul DePasquale and Tatyana Johnson are now
partners in the tax practice, and Joshua Nixt has been
appointed as the director of economics.
DePasquale advises high-net-worth individuals and families
on a range of matters, including cross-border investments, real
estate investments, income tax and transfer tax planning, trust
and estate planning and business succession, among others. He
also advises multinational corporations and investment funds on
US inbound and outbound international tax issues, as well as
financial institutions on FATCA, CRS, withholding taxes and
Johnson focuses her practice on US federal income taxation
of corporations, with an emphasis on international tax
planning. She advises clients on international mergers,
acquisitions, post-acquisition and pre-disposition
restructuring, spin-offs, supply chain restructuring, and other
tax-related matters, including outbound and inbound tax
planning, income tax treaties, efficient repatriation and
intangible property migration.
In his role as director of economics, Nixt advises
multinational companies across a variety of industries on
transfer pricing and tax-related engagements, including
planning of inter-company transactions, preparing US and
foreign documentation, valuation and audit defence. His
practice focuses on IP and other intangibles, and he has
managed several analyses related to licensing, IP migration,
and cost sharing.
In Mexico City, Victor Morales-Chavez has become a partner
in the tax practice and Allan Pasalagua-Ayala is counsel.
Morales-Chavez's practice focuses on corporate taxes,
non-resident taxation, international tax treaties and general
tax planning. He advises multinational companies on projects
related to M&A, corporate restructuring and due
Pasalagua-Ayala advises clients on transfer pricing matters,
with an emphasis on economic analysis, including planning,
compliance, valuations, APAs and audits in Mexico. He counsels
companies from different industrial sectors on local transfer
pricing matters, but has also been involved in global and
regional documentation projects. He also has experience
advising on business and intangible assets