Cross Border Mergers, Acquisitions, Dispositions and Restructurings


Cross Border Mergers, Acquisitions, Dispositions and Restructurings



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This webinar is presented at a basic to intermediate level.  The webinar is designed for tax professionals working as outside advisors or for corporations with foreign operations who are seeking an understanding of cross border corporate acquisitions, mergers and group restructurings. 

The topics covered in typical transaction settings include:

  • Transfer of shares to a foreign corporation
  • Liquidation of a foreign subsidiary of a U.S. parent
  • Taxable cross border acquisitions of foreign business assets or shares of a foreign corporation
  • Cross border acquisition in wholly or partially U.S. tax deferred transactions
  • Foreign to foreign acquisitions and restructurings
  • Review of inversion transactions
  • Review of the cross border acquisition playbook

Presented by: William K. Norman is a Partner in the law firm of Ord & Norman in Los Angeles, California and is a Coordinator of its Private Client and International Business Transactions Departments.  He is also a member of the firm’s Tax Litigation and Controversy Group.  He is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law.  In his practice, he focuses on the counseling of clients in cross border business transactions, cross border real estate investment structures, personal wealth planning for the multinational family, offshore voluntary disclosures, expatriations of U.S. citizens and green card holders, use of trusts by multinational families, and representation of taxpayers before the IRS and the Tax Court.  Mr. Norman received an A.B. degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, a J.D. degree from the University of California and an LL.M. (in taxation) degree from New York University School of Law.  He is a senior adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Taxation, Golden Gate University. He is immediate past chair of STEP-LA Branch.  He has appeared as a speaker and seminar leader at the USC Tax Institute and the New York University Tax Institute.  In June of 2008, the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association presented the Dana Latham Award to him in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of taxation. For more information: