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John  Kaufmann

John Kaufmann

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

New York, NY, USA


John Kaufmann focuses his practice on U.S. tax aspects of financial instruments. He advises clients on developing effective tax solutions and delivering efficient structuring ideas. His clients include investment funds, banks, insurance companies, energy companies and manufacturers.

Areas of Concentration

  • Debt and equity derivatives
  • OID, market discount and fixed income investments
  • International tax
  • Trade structuring
  • Securitization and structured products
  • Investment fund structuring and management
  • Tax hedging transactions
  • Tax risk management
  • Experience

  • Tax
  • Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Financial Regulatory and Compliance Group
  • Education

  • LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 2004
  • J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1996
  • M.A., Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin, 1992
  • A.B., magna cum laude, Classical Languages, University of Chicago, 1986
  • Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin), Fluent
  • French, Fluent
  • John Kaufmann is associated with the following items:
    CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Modernization of Derivatives Tax Act of 2016 (November 7, 2016) - Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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