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Pallav Raghuvanshi Leads Webinar on Principles of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Taxation

NEW YORK Aug. 20, 2019Pallav Raghuvanshi, an associate in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Tax Practice, will speak on Lorman’s live webinar titled, “Principles of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Taxation.” The webinar will take place August 22 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EST.

According to the Lorman website, the webinar will detail how to stay up-to-date and compliant with complex federal tax issues involving blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Raghuvanshi, who is a member of the firm’s global Blockchain Group, focuses his practice on U.S. and international tax matters in the context of corporate restructurings and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. He is experienced handling spin-off transactions for large multinational companies, various inbound and outbound transactions involving issues related to foreign tax credits, tax treaties, controlled foreign corporations, and other international reorganization issues. He also handles U.S. federal tax aspects of initial coin offering / first token sales and other tax-related issues on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Group: Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Group is comprised of more than 75 attorneys across multiple legal disciplines in key financial hubs around the world. The Task Force advises clients on matters ranging from token generation events, smart contracts, initial coin offerings, fund formation, MSB and FinCEN registration, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital cities, to the development and licensing of blockchain-as-a-service. The team also advises governments and municipalities on evolving or model regulatory standards and other pertinent matters relating to blockchain.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice: To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For U.S. operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2100 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.