Rouzbeh “Robbie” Alipour focuses his practice on US federal income tax matters, with an emphasis on the taxation of US-based multinationals. Robbie’s areas of experience include planning associated with offshore transactions and investments of US multinationals; structuring cross-border financings, integrations and internal restructurings; taxation of foreign currency under Sections 985–989; constructing infrastructure and tools for corporate treasury departments to manage cash; managing US trade or business or local country permanent establishment issues; and implementing US anti-boycott compliance systems and advising on related technical aspects of Section 999.
Prior to joining McDermott, Robbie held various positions at both law firms and in industry. He served as in-house tax counsel for a US electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, and for a global advertising and marketing company based in New York.
Advised on creation of internal and external payment systems
Advised on the taxation of cross-border digital transactions
Advised on post-acquisition integration of a global technology company
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