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Matthew A. Stevens

Matthew A. Stevens

EY

Washington, DC, USA


Matthew Stevens, a principal in the Capital Market group within International Tax Services at Ernst & Young LLP, handles planning and controversy matters regarding the U.S. federal income tax consequences of transactions, specializing in the design, structuring and implementation of domestic and international financial transactions.  He advises hedge funds, private equity funds, high net worth individuals (both U.S. and non-U.S.), insurance companies, and foreign and domestic multinational corporations.

Matthew serves as chair of the annual Practicing Law Institute program “Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions.”  He has served as chair of the Financial Transactions Committee of the Tax Section of the District of Columbia Bar, and as the chair of the Financial Transactions Committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association.  He has co-taught the Georgetown University Law Center class entitled “United States Taxation of International Income – II.”  He has published a number of articles dealing with international aspects of U.S. income tax and with the taxation of financial products and transactions.  Matthew is listed in Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.   From 2002 to 2004, Matthew served as special counsel to the Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service. There, he advised the Chief Counsel regarding published guidance on a wide range of tax issues involving financial products and cross border transactions.

Education

Harvard University
(J.D., 1990)

University of Kansas
(B.A., 1987)

Matthew A. Stevens is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Tax Consequences of Business and Investment-Driven Uses of Financial Products - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016, Tuesday, October 18, 2016
IRS Priority Guidance Plan 2016–2017 (November 3, 2016) - Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017, Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Financial Products Issues in M&A Transactions (Los Angeles PowerPoint slides) - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Exploring the IRS Priority Guidance Plan - Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
Interesting Withholding Tax Issues - Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017, Monday, January 23, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Exploring the IRS Priority Guidance Plan - Exploring the IRS Priority Guidance Plan, Monday, January 23, 2017
Interesting Withholding Tax Issues - Interesting Withholding Tax Issues, Monday, January 23, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Interesting Withholding Tax Issues - Interesting Withholding Tax Issues, Monday, January 23, 2017
Exploring the IRS Priority Guidance Plan - Exploring the IRS Priority Guidance Plan, Monday, January 23, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2017, Tuesday, January 24, 2017, New York, NY
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Tax Consequences of Business and Investment- Driven Uses of Financial Products - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, December 06, 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
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