St. Louis Partner Phil Wright will join international tax specialists to present at the Practising Law Institute’s "Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2019” event, Nov. 13-15 in Chicago.

The three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multiparty joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations. 

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 both Corporate Reorganizations and Federal Taxation of Partnerships. He also has served as adjunct professor at Fontbonne University where he taught Advanced Corporate Tax-Consolidated Tax Returns. He frequently writes and speaks for the Practising Law Institute on tax issues involved in merger and acquisition transactions. His prior professional experience includes practice as a certified public accountant with a Big Four accounting firm. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers.

More information is available at the Practicing Law Institute website.

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