St. Louis Partner Phil Wright will join a faculty of international tax experts to present at the Practising Law Institute’s "Basics of International Taxation 2019” event July 23 and 24.

This two-day program will focus on specific types of outbound and inbound investment and activities, and their U.S. tax consequences. Each panel will focus on how new U.S. tax rules impact financings, mergers, acquisitions and other commercial activities. Wright will present “Tax Concerns of U.S. Persons Investing or Operating Outside the U.S. – Partnerships,” which will cover partnerships with both individuals and corporations.

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 has also served as adjunct professor at Fontbonne University where he taught Advanced Corporate Tax—Consolidated Tax Returns. He frequently writes and speaks for 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.

For more information or to register for the seminar, please click here.