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Adam J. Tejeda
Rum Punch and Taxes – Puerto Rico May Serve as an Island Escape
PATH Act Presents Opportunities for Tax-Efficient Non-U.S. Investment in U.S. Real Estate
6 January 2016
OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project — Final Reports Released
10 November 2015
Hitting the Sweet Spot: U.S. and Canadian Tax Treatment of Cross-Border Spinoff
Tax Notes International, Volume 78, Number 12
22 June 2015
The 336(e) Election: Possible Deemed Asset Sale Treatment When a 338(h)(10) Election is Unavailable
4 November 2013
FATCA Regulations Finally Arrive: A First Look
Tax Policy Alert
January 22, 2013
K&L Gates Advises Boralex Inc. on €280 Million Acquisition of Enel Green Power France, Making Boralex the Largest Independent Wind Power Producer in France
18 December 2014
K&L Gates Names 47 New Partners Globally
January 14, 2013
Investing in the European Real Estate Markets
Corporate Debt Securities
Corporate, Acquisition and Asset-Based Finance
Hedge Funds and Venture Funds
Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securitization and Structured Finance
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2009, (taxation)
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2005, (
American Criminal Law Review
B.S., University of Florida, 2002, (
magna cum laude
M.Acc, University of Florida, 2002, (Accounting)
Bar of New York
United States Tax Court
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; 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.
Certified Public Accountant (Non-practicing)
Spencer Reid Foundation, Inc.
“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
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.
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