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Eric B. Sensenbrenner

Eric B. Sensenbrenner

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Eric Sensenbrenner, co-head of the firm’s Tax Group, represents clients on a broad range of U.S. and international tax matters. With a particular emphasis on transactional tax planning in the international context, Mr. Sensenbrenner has extensive experience in assisting clients in the planning and execution of mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs, and in structuring cross-border investments and capital markets transactions.

Mr. Sensenbrenner regularly advises U.S. and international multinational companies in connection with cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and post-acquisition restructuring and integration transactions, and represents clients in connection with structuring cross-border investments, including the formation of U.S. and foreign joint ventures. Mr. Sensenbrenner also regularly advises clients with respect to international tax planning matters generally, including subpart F, the foreign tax credit and transfer pricing. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics related to corporate and international taxation.

Mr. Sensenbrenner repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and was selected in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016


Co-Author, “City of Chicago Expands Tax Reach to Internet Services,” Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, July 13, 2015

“The Code Sec. 367(d) Paradox:  Peering into the Abyss From a Safe Distance,” Taxes – The Tax Magazine, March 2015

“Inversions:  The American Experience,” Columbia Journal of Tax Law, ‘Tax Matters’, Fall 2014

Co-Author, “OECD Outlines Plans to Prevent Double-Tax Treaty Abuse,” Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, March 20, 2014

Co-Author, “US Inversions Through European Merger,” Tax Journal, June 2013

Co-Author “Sandwich Structures: The IRS Illuminates the Application of the DRD and other Provisions,” International Tax Journal, July-August 2010

Eric B. Sensenbrenner is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385, Friday, April 29, 2016
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385 - IRS and Treasury’s New Guidance Issued Under Sections 7874 and 385, Monday, May 02, 2016
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Limitations on the Ability to Credit Foreign Taxes Under Sections 909, 901(m), and 960(c) - The Corporate Tax Practice Series: Strategies for Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Select U.S. Federal Income Tax Considerations in European Joint Ventures - The Partnership Tax Practice Series: Planning for Domestic and Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances, Tuesday, August 01, 2017

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