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Joseph Pari Profiled as a 2020 Law360 Tax MVP
Weil Tax Department Co-Chair Joseph Pari has been profiled in Law360 as a 2020 Tax MVP. He is one of just five attorneys industrywide recognized for outstanding achievements and contributions to the practice area over the last year. The Q&A profile highlighted Mr. Pari’s role in leading Weil’s tax team on megadeals such as Willis Read more
Weil Advises Gores Holdings IV, Inc. in its $16.1B Business Combination with United Wholesale Mortgage
Weil is advising Gores Holdings IV, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, LLC, in its business combination with United Wholesale Mortgage, at the time the largest wholesale mortgage originator in the United States, in a transaction that values United Wholesale Mortgage at approximately $16.1 billion, making it the largest business Read more
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69th Tulane Tax Institute
November 18, 2020

Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department Joseph Pari spoke on “Corporate Spinoffs – Nuts and Bolts, Section 355” as part of Tulane University Law School’s 69th Tulane Tax Institute.

TEI’s 75th Virtual Annual Conference
October 26, 2020

Co-Chairs of Weil’s Tax Department Joseph Pari and Paul Wessel spoke on a panel titled “Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Taxation for the In-House Tax Professional,” Head of Weil’s international and cross-border Tax practice Devon Bodoh spoke on a panel titled “Cross-Border Restructurings: A Focus on Section 367” and Weil Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Amy Rubin spoke on a panel titled “Compensation and Benefits Taxation – TCJA, Cross-Border, and M&A Dimensions” as part of TEI’s 75th Virtual Annual Conference.

PLI’s Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2020
October 14, 2020 |New York, NY

Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department Joseph Pari, Weil Tax partners Stuart J. Goldring and Kimberly S. Blanchard and Weil Executive Compensation & Benefits partner Sarah Downie spoke on panels titled “Current Issues in Divisive Strategies – Spin-Offs,” “Tax Strategies for Financially Troubled Businesses and Other Loss Companies,” “Cross-Border Acquisitions and Divestitures” and “Dealing with Restricted Stock, Stock Options and Executive Compensation in COVID-19 Era Corporate M&A Transactions,” respectively, as part of PLI’s Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2020.

The Society for Corporate Governance: 2020 Eastern Regional Fall Conference
October 1, 2020 |New York, NY

Public Company Advisory Group partner Lyuba Goltser and Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department Paul Wessel moderated panels titled “Board and Committee Risk Oversight: Preparing for the Unprecedented” and “Emerging Trends in Executive Compensation Design,” respectively, as part of The Society for Corporate Governance’s 2020 Eastern Regional Fall Conference “The Governance PlayBook in Seven Acts.”

IFA USA Webinar Series
July 29, 2020 |Washington, D.C.

Weil Tax partner Devon Bodoh presented on a panel entitled “Tax Implications of Distressed Situations” as part of IFA USA’s Webinar Series.

ABA Virtual 2020 May Tax Meeting
July 2, 2020 |Washington, D.C.

Weil Tax partner Devon Bodoh spoke on a current events panel entitled “Oh! The Places Your Attributes Will Go” as part of the American Bar Association’s Virtual 2020 May Tax Meeting.

TEI’s Virtual Midyear Session
June 30, 2020 |New York, NY

Co-Chair of Weil’s Tax Department Paul Wessel spoke on a panel titled “Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Taxation – The CARES Act and TCJA’s Changes” as part of TEI’s Virtual Midyear Session. The panel cited the impacts of the FFCRA and CARES Act on compensation and benefits taxation; described the substance and implementation status of the TCJA’s changes to sections 162(m) and 274, among other provisions; and discussed practical approaches for in-house tax professionals to implement and comply with all these changes in a disruptive environment.


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