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Roger S. Wise

K & L Gates LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Roger S. Wise, a partner in the Washington, DC office of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP, advises clients on the tax aspects of structuring open-end and closed-end mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity funds, including master-feeder structures, fund-of-funds strategies, tax-free reorganizations of investment companies, and complex reorganizations involving partnerships. Mr. Wise’s experience also includes structuring and negotiating corporate acquisitions and divestitures, including leveraged buyouts, internal reorganizations and inbound and outbound investments. In addition, he advises clients on the tax aspects of corporate restructurings, both in and out of bankruptcy, and the corporate and tax aspects of joint ventures. Mr. Wise has worked on contested matters at the IRS Audit and Appeals level, has handled ruling requests with the IRS, and advises clients on the tax consequences of settlements with private litigants and governmental entities. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1992 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1996.
Roger S. Wise is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Mutual Fund Taxation - Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds Regulation, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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