Boston, Massachusetts 2110
Tony concentrates his practice in the tax and ERISA issues affecting real estate, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and their investors.
He advises clients on the domestic and international tax aspects of fund formations, including choice of entity and partnership tax matters. He also assists funds in structuring portfolio investments to minimize taxes and ensure compliance with US and foreign tax laws. He advises fund general partners regarding clawback issues and management fee structuring.
In addition, Tony has substantial experience dealing with ERISA plan asset issues, including the use of plan asset exceptions such as VCOC and REOC. He has counseled investment advisers to plans and managers of plan asset funds regarding their ERISA fiduciary duties and other ERISA requirements that affect their investments and fund structures. He has advised banks, insurance companies, REITs and other institutional clients regarding ERISA compliance, with particular emphasis on prohibited transactions and related Department of Labor class exemptions such as QPAM and INHAM. He is experienced with the most recent ERISA fee disclosure requirements.
Tony also works in the area of executive compensation. He advises corporate and LLC employers about equity compensation for their employees, including stock options, profits interests and deferred compensation arrangements. He has advised employers and executives in connection with employment agreements and consulting arrangements. He has advised tax-exempt and governmental employers on the special deferred compensation and fringe benefit issues that apply to those employers.
|Areas of Practice||1) Emerging Growth and Venture Capital, 2) Private Equity, 3) Fund Formation and Investment Funds, 4) Tax, 5) Corporate and 6) Employment|
|Law School||New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1978;, Harvard Law School, J.D., 1973|
|Education||Georgetown University, B.A., 1968|
|Bar Member / Association||Massachusetts State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Connecticut State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||DLA Piper|
A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.
Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.