James Brown Rejoins Ropes & Gray in New York

Ropes & Gray has broadened its tax practice in New York with the hiring of James Brown, who previously practiced law at the firm for 15 years. Brown advises hedge funds, fund sponsors and regulated investment companies on many types of tax issues and transactions, including tax structuring; mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; and recapitalizations. For coverage of other recent hires at Ropes & Gray, see “Former SEC Official Joins Ropes & Gray in Washington, D.C.” (Sep. 29, 2016); and “Amanda Persaud Joins Ropes & Gray’s Private Investment Funds Practice” (Aug. 25, 2016). For additional commentary from the firm’s attorneys, see “A Fund Manager’s Guide to Calculating and Reporting Short Sales Under European Regulations” (Jan. 5, 2017); “How Fund Managers Can Mitigate Prime Broker Risk: Legal Considerations When Negotiating Prime Brokerage Agreements (Part Three of Three)” (Dec. 15, 2016); and “Hedge Funds As Direct Lenders: Structures to Manage the U.S. Trade or Business Risk to Foreign Investors (Part Two of Three)” (Sep. 29, 2016). 

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