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Peter F.G. Schuur

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

New York, NY, USA

Peter Schuur is co-chair of Debevoise’s global tax practice. He advises on a broad range of U.S. and cross-border M&A transactions, with a focus on corporate transactions in the insurance industry. He also has extensive experience advising clients on the structuring and formation of investment funds and international investment platforms. He works closely with Debevoise’s Private Equity, Insurance and Investment Management Groups.

Peter is known for his market knowledge and insights on cross-border transactions, drawing on his eight years in Debevoise’s London office. He is recognized as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers Global (2016) and Chambers USA (2016), where clients describe him as an “analytically excellent attorney who pays attention to what is important to his clients,” and by The Legal 500 US (2011-2016), where clients note that he is “extremely intelligent” and has a “deep and clear knowledge of U.S. and international tax and a very commercial outlook.”

Peter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on tax issues relating to M&A, insurance and investment funds, including at the Insurance Tax Conference, the LICONY Tax Conference and the NYSBA Annual Meeting.

Peter joined Debevoise in 1992. He has a B.S. from the University of Michigan and a J.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Law School.
Peter F.G. Schuur is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Selected Tax Issues in Insurance M&A - Insurance and Investment Management M&A Deskbook, Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2018, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, New York, NY

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