Skadden Arps makes up new tax partners in London and Boston

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Partner promotion time at Skadden and there are two new tax partners joining the fold.

Alex Jupp is based in the London office

His practice covers a broad range of U.K. and cross-border tax matters, with a particular focus on the tax aspects of corporate acquisitions, financings and restructurings, group structure planning, corporate relocations, employee incentives, and asset management structures and related activities.

Mr. Jupp has represented a wide variety of clients in transactional and non-transactional planning, including in:

  • inversion transactions and other public takeover offers;
  • acquisitions and follow-up integrations of strategic target companies and businesses within large multinational groups;
  • restructurings and capital raising for investment banking and asset management groups;
  • the design and implementation of asset or multinational corporation group holding structures;
  • structuring and setting-up U.K. operations and spin-outs for U.K. and non-U.K.-based enterprises and individuals;
  • designing and implementing global management equity plans and advising on U.K. tax aspects of U.S. equity plans;
  • reviewing existing and proposed share-based incentive arrangements for compliance with the U.K. disguised remuneration rules;
  • initial and follow-on U.K. listings of equity, debt and hybrid instruments;
  • the formation and operation of funds and advisory/management businesses and the investments made by those funds; and
  • planning for remittances of foreign income and gains to the U.K.

Mr. Jupp is a member of Share Plan Lawyers, the Income Tax Sub-Committee of the Revenue Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales, and Working Group 2 within the HMRC modernization project on the taxation of corporate debt and derivative contracts. He was a U.K. branch reporter for the IFA Global Congress 2013. Mr. Jupp is also recommended as a leading practitioner in Chambers UK.

Moshe Spinowitz is based in the Boston office.

He represents clients on a range of tax matters related to corporate transactions, including public and private company mergers and acquisitions, with a particular emphasis on international tax matters, cross-border acquisitions, and post-acquisition integration and restructuring transactions.

In addition, Mr. Spinowitz advises clients on a range of tax controversy matters during all phases of IRS audits and appeals.

Mr. Spinowitz’s experience includes advising a multinational pharmaceutical company in connection with the integration and restructuring of its operations following a large cross-border acquisition, advising pharmaceutical and technology companies in connection with the structuring of their intellectual property holdings, and successfully representing several multinational corporations before IRS appeals in connection with intercompany financing transactions.

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