NEW YORK (PRWEB) January 12, 2023
Pallav Raghuvanshi, shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Tax Practice, will speak at the International Bar Association’s (IBA) 12th Annual London Finance and Capital Markets Conference Jan. 16-17 at One Great George Street in London.
Raghuvanshi’s panel is titled “Decentralized Finance: How blockchain-based finance works and how it is treated for tax purposes.” The panel will discuss decentralized finance, including the taxation of lending transactions on marketplaces like AAVE, the provision of liquidity on decentralized exchanges like Uniswap, the provision of insurance coverage on Nexus Mutual, DeFi rug pulls, and more.
Raghuvanshi counsels clients across a broad range of industries, including blockchain, banking and financial services, gaming, technology, retail, media, and entertainment, among other areas. Raghuvanshi focuses his practice on U.S. and international tax matters in the context of corporate expansion, restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions involving public and private companies. He has broad experience with advising various complex cross-border transactions involving issues related to foreign tax credits, tax treaties, holding companies, controlled foreign corporations, and other restructuring issues. He also advises non-U.S. clients with their U.S. inbound tax planning, including foreign investment in U.S. real property, expansion of U.S. business operations, and investment in U.S. securities.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice: To stay competitive in today’s global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain & Digital Assets Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain & Digital Assets Group is comprised of more than 80 attorneys across multiple legal disciplines in key financial hubs around the world. The team leverages its diverse experience to advise clients on matters ranging from token structuring, fund formation, investment strategies, financial regulation and registration, international tax planning and structuring, stable coins and asset-backed digital assets, infrastructure applications, technology licensing and development, securities compliance, cryptocurrency exchanges and trading, and blockchain-as-a-service. The team also advises governments and municipalities on evolving or model regulatory standards and other pertinent matters relating to blockchain and digital assets.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.
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