Alan J. Schwartz represents clients in a wide range of US and international tax matters. Alan advises domestic, foreign and multinational clients in connection with business formations, joint ventures and corporate acquisitions and mergers. Alan also advises on the taxation of complex financing transactions, financial products and derivatives, US and foreign securities offerings, structured finance and asset securitization transactions, and investment funds. He also has represented clients in connection with tax examinations and controversies. In addition to large and midsize businesses, Alan's clients include financial institutions, investment funds and high-net-worth individuals.
Alan has significant experience on inbound and outbound international tax issues affecting taxpayers, including the rules relating to passive foreign investment companies (PFICs), controlled foreign corporations (CFCs), the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), FBARs (FinCEN Form 114) and tax treaty issues.
Alan has lectured for Tax Executives Institute on international tax matters.