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Anna-Liza B Harris

Washington, DC, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Capital Markets: Securitisation , Capital Markets: Securitisation: Tax
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Capital Markets: Securitisation - USA

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Anna Liza Harris focuses her securitisation practice on the necessary tax requirements of deals. "She is extremely knowledgeable about the tax implications of structured finance transactions," says one impressed interviewee.
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Capital Markets: Securitisation: Tax - USA

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Anna Liza Harris focuses her securitisation practice on the necessary tax requirements of deals. "She is extremely knowledgeable about the tax implications of structured finance transactions," says one impressed interviewee.
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Anna-Liza Harris is co-head of Katten's Structured Finance and Securitization practice and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She advises clients on tax issues related to debt capital markets transactions, residential and multifamily mortgage-backed securitizations, asset-backed securitizations, and complex derivative and hybrid equity securities. In addition, Anna-Liza has substantial experience representing issuers of financial products in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.

Anna-Liza has been involved in the development of a number of innovative securitization structures and counsels issuers and underwriters in public offerings and private placements of securities.

Anna-Liza works with clients ranging from first-time issuers to frequent market participants. She provides tax advice for issuances backed by performing, re-performing, non-performing and synthetic assets, using real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMIC), collateralized loan obligation (CLO) and other fixed and revolving structures through US and offshore issuing vehicles.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Taxation Section; Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Taxation Section; Financial Products Committee; Structured Finance Industry Group, Tax Policy Committee; Structured Finance Industry Group, Board of Directors

Publications

She is a frequent lecturer on tax issues relevant to the securitization industry and the issuance of debt to non-US investors.

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JD, Georgetown University Law Center; BSFS, Georgetown University

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Anna-Liza B Harris

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2900 K Street NW

North Tower - Suite 200

Washington, DC

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20007-5118

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