The US tax rules governing the taxation of equity awards for globally mobile employees are complex and in some cases, uncertain. Among other things, employers must consider the type of award, grant and vesting dates, and sourcing rules to ensure proper reporting and withholding for non-US employees that have worked in the United States. The
Gregory (Greg) M. Weigand focuses his practice on domestic and international tax matters for multinational companies, closely held businesses, investment funds and high-net-wealth individuals. He advises US and foreign-based publicly traded and privately held companies on global restructuring transactions, cross-border transactions and implements tax-efficient global structures. He advises clients on issues such as GILTI, Subpart F and FDII. Greg regularly advises international clients investing in the US across many assets classes, including real estate, and assists them with negotiating joint venture agreements and other cross-border tax structuring matters.
He also advises asset managers and fund sponsors with the structuring of investment funds across various strategies, in addition to advising funds on transactional matters. In addition, Greg frequently represents international investors investing in US-based investment funds.
Greg frequently serves as a speaker on domestic and international tax issues and authors articles on various tax matters.