Covington promotes Guy Dingley and Ansgar Simon to tax partner
Covington has announced that Guy Dingley and Ansgar Simon were promoted to the partnership on October 1.
Mr Dingley is a solicitor in Covington’s London office, concentrating on taxation and employee benefits, with a particular emphasis on corporate taxation and value added tax, taxation of investment funds, global mobility, and the establishment of incentive arrangements.
His practice encompasses corporate and business acquisitions and disposals, mergers and reconstructions together with advice on the tax aspects of supply chain management and employee remuneration.
In the share incentive arena, Mr. Dingley has advised clients on the establishment of a wide range of share incentive arrangements designed to suit their business objectives, and often with tax benefits.
Mr. Dingley has extensive experience of structuring investments and acquisitions in over twenty five jurisdictions, including continental Europe, Australia, India, and China. His expertise covers a wide variety of industry sectors, but he has particular experience in the life sciences, telecommunications and media, branded goods and energy arenas.
He received his law degree at College of Law, York, and his undergraduate degree at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.
Ansgar Simon is based in the New York office and has a broad-based transactional tax practice. He regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, restructuring transactions, recapitalizations, divestitures (including spin-offs), and the structuring of joint ventures, involving both corporations and partnerships for tax purposes.
His advice also covers the financing of corporate and partnership transactions, the tax-efficient structuring for private equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles, and the tax-efficient structuring of inbound and outbound investments by and through such vehicles.
Mr. Simon received his law degree from Stanford Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.