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Robert H. Wellen

Robert H. Wellen

Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered

Washington, DC, USA


LAW PRACTICE

Bob Wellen
has practiced tax law for almost 40 years. His work includes planning and negotiating corporate acquisitions, joint ventures, financings, equity offerings and spin-offs; developing corporate structures; obtaining IRS advance rulings; tax controversies and litigation; and advocating policy positions before Treasury and IRS. He also serves as an arbitrator in commercial cases involving tax issues (including tax sharing agreements) and as an expert witness on tax issues.

EDUCATION

Bob received his B.A. from Yale College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), his J.D. from Yale Law School and his LLM (Taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center

CAREER

After serving on active duty in the Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps, Bob joined Fulbright & Jaworski (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in 1975 and became a partner in that firm in 1979. In 1993, he joined Ivins, Phillips & Barker as a partner.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Bob is a member of the American Bar Association Tax Section, in which he served as chair of the Corporate Tax Committee. He is also a member of the American College of Tax Counsel, the District of Columbia Bar Tax Section and the Federal Bar Association.. He has published numerous articles in tax publications, and he lectures frequently on tax matters.

Robert H. Wellen is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Section 355: Divisive Strategies Discussion Problems (PowerPoint Slides) - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Contingent Consideration and Contingent Liabilities in Acquisitions - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Web Segment  Web Segment Current Issues in Divisive Strategies - Spin-Offs and Synthetic Spin-Offs - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation - Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014 , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Current Issues in Divisive Strategies - Spin-Offs and Synthetic Spin-Offs - Current Issues in Divisive Strategies - Spin-Offs and Synthetic Spin-Offs , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014: Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation - Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Current Issues in Divisive Strategies - Spin-Offs and Synthetic Spin-Offs - Current Issues in Divisive Strategies - Spin-Offs and Synthetic Spin-Offs , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014: Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation - Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation , Wednesday, February 26, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Friday, November 01, 2013 , New York, NY
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014 , Monday, March 10, 2014 , New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Acquisition and Separation Issues in Consolidation (PowerPoint Slides) - Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014 , Monday, February 24, 2014
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015 , Monday, February 23, 2015 , New York, NY
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, October 16, 2013 , New York, NY
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2014 , Monday, February 24, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015 , Monday, February 23, 2015 , New York, NY
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