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Adam J. Tejeda

Partner
+1.212.536.4888
Fax +1.212.536.3901
Mr. Tejeda counsels clients on a wide range of tax matters associated with domestic and international business transactions. He focuses his practice primarily on tax planning in connection with inbound and outbound investments; cross-border financings; domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions; multinational IP planning; advising US based clients with regards to Subpart F; corporate and tax aspects of joint ventures and other partnership issues; hedge fund and private equity fund structures; tax planning with respect to the tax consequences of overseas operations of U.S. multi-nationals; and internal reorganizations. In addition, Mr. Tejeda has represented clients on contested matters with the Internal Revenue Service and similar state taxing authorities, as well as advising clients on Opportunity Zones (OZs) developments established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Achievements

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars 2015-2017

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Certified Public Accountant (Non-practicing)
  • Spencer Reid Foundation, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Now that the proposed regulations have been released for the Opportunity Zones Program, What Is Your Next Step?” Qualified Opportunity Funds and Opportunity Zones Released Regulations, Washington, D.C., October 31, 2018
  • “Section 336(e) Elections Tax Basis Step Up Through Deemed Asset Sale Treatment,” via Webinar, September 26, 2017.
  • “New Manager Forum,” New York, NY, April 2016
  • 2016 American Bar Association Section of Taxation Midyear Meeting, “Offshore Issues for Private Equity Funds,” Panelist
  • American Bar Association, “Current Issues for Private Investment Funds and Their Managers,” via Webinar, November 11, 2015
  • 2015 American Bar Association Section of Taxation Joint Fall CLE Meeting, “Current Issues for Private Investment Funds and their Managers,” Moderator
  • "Investing in the European Real Estate Markets," Panelist, K&L Gates Webinar, October 2014
  • Representing a U.S. owned software company in connection with IP planning, Subpart F consequences, and licensing arrangements.
  • Representing a U.S. based veterinary company in connection with IP location selection and global manufacturing operations.
  • Represented a U.S. based investment manager in connection with IP development through Puerto Rico Act 20 Company.
  • Represented a Dutch pharmaceutical company in connection with U.S. and global tax planning.
  • Represented a U.S.-based contract manufacturer in connection with international joint venture.
  • Represented a Swedish developer and consultant in entering into a U.S. joint venture with regard to the development of biomass facilities in the United States.
  • Represented a Canadian renewable energy company in connection with the purchase of wind farms in France with financing provided through a Luxembourg vehicle.
  • Represented a Canadian renewable energy company in connection with the sale of its biomass facilities located in the United States.
  • Represented a U.S. commodities trading company in connection with the sale of its U.S. operations and execution of a Swiss joint venture with a Hong Kong commodities trading company.
  • Represented a U.S. fertilizer company in connection with a part-sale/part-contribution of its fertilizer business to a U.S. master limited partnership with a significant portion of the transaction being tax-deferred.
  • Represented a worldwide commodities trading company in connection with an international joint venture and global tax planning regarding the inversion of its U.S. business abroad.
  • Represented a Spanish hotel developer in connection with the acquisition and development of a hotel in New York City.
  • Represented a Spanish insurance company in connection with the acquisition of a U.S. reinsurance business.
  • Advised numerous hedge funds and other investment vehicles on implementing the fund structure, including master-feeder structures, mini-master structures, and fund-of-funds strategies.
  • Advised numerous hedge funds and other investment vehicles with respect to U.S. tax consequences associated with their ongoing operations.
  • Represented a Spanish advisory firm in connection with the organization of its North American and South American operations.
  • Represented a publicly traded construction company in connection with strategic acquisitions in the United States involving corporate and joint venture vehicles.
  • Successfully defended a private oil company in connection with an audit by the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Successfully defended a Canadian company in connection with an audit of a “double-dip” financing transaction by New York State.