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Christian Brause

New York, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : REITs: TaxTax
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REITs: Tax - USA - Nationwide

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Christian Brause is highly experienced in counseling issuers and underwriters on REIT financings.
"He is great; he's extremely smart, he thinks deeply about matters and he is generous with his time." "He is impressive, smart and thoughtful."
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Tax - New York

Band 4

Christian Brause handles a diverse array of matters, regularly advising clients on the tax issues related to M&A and fund formation. He also has particular expertise in work involving REITs.
"He is a very smart guy and a great lawyer." "He is thoughtful, responsive, and knows the rules and market well."
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CHRISTIAN BRAUSE, a tax partner in the New York office, focuses on advising U.S. and non-U.S. clients on U.S. tax aspects of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions and other major domestic and international transactions, including spinoffs, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, debt financings and IPOs. Christian also spends a significant amount of his time on advising clients in respect of the structuring of alternative investments and the formation of alternative investment vehicles, including private equity funds, hedge funds and real estate funds. He focuses in particular on REITs, including mortgage REITs.

Professional Memberships

Christian was a scholar of the German Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes), and he is a senior member of St. Hugh’s College of Oxford University. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).

Publications

Christian is the co-author of the Tax Management Portfolio, “Hedge Funds,” (1st Ed.) a treatise that discusses U.S. tax issues in connection with the structuring and operation of hedge funds. He is also the author of “Federal Income Tax Aspects of REITs,” published by the Practising Law Institute.

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Christian Brause

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