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Roger J. Baneman

Shearman & Sterling LLP

New York, NY, USA


Roger J. Baneman

Mr. Baneman, a partner in the Tax Group, advises on tax issues in a broad range of areas, including corporate, partnership and individual tax issues, both in the domestic and international context. He has extensive experience in the partnership area, including limited liability companies. Mr. Baneman joined the firm in 1976, left in 1980 to serve with the U.S. Treasury Department, rejoined in 1982, and became a partner in 1985.

Recent Representations Include: 
- Structuring investment funds, management companies and compensation arrangements
- Advice on mutual fund operations and mergers
- Structuring real estate transactions and funds, including for non-U.S. and tax-exempt investors
- Advising on the organization and operation of REITs
- Advice on tax issues in workouts and bankruptcies
- Structuring cross-border ventures and investments
- Counseling individual clients and families on tax planning and advising private foundations

Selected Professional and Business Activities
- Adjunct Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
- Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, from 1980 to 1982, first as Attorney-Advisor and later as Acting Associate Tax Legislative Counsel

Education
Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
Yale College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1972
Roger J. Baneman is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Selected Tax Issues in Equity-Based Compensation for Partnerships and LLCs - The Partnership Tax Practice Series (2018 Edition), Thursday, August 16, 2018
Check-the-Box-Planning in the International Context - The Partnership Tax Practice Series (2018 Edition), Thursday, August 16, 2018
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