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Tax - Florida
"Larry has deep knowledge of the tax law, and his accounting background provides the extra edge to his services.""He knows the details and ways to improve situations. He's aware of changes in the tax space and does a perfect job."
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Taxation, Corporate Services, Mergers and Acquisitions, International and Cross Border Transactions, Tax Controversy and Litigation
Larry R. Kemm is a business attorney in Holland & Knight's Tampa office who focuses on tax matters for domestic and international clients. With 35 years of combined practice as a tax lawyer and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Mr. Kemm has vast experience advising clients in structuring domestic and international transactions and business operations in a tax-efficient manner, and in representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in tax disputes.
Mr. Kemm counsels clients on tax matters related to the organization and reorganization of domestic and cross-border business structures, including international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and divestitures. In addition, Mr. Kemm advises clients on international tax planning matters such as income tax deferral, foreign tax credit utilization, transfer pricing strategies and maximization of tax treaty benefits, among others. He coordinates global planning and transaction structures by working with an extensive network of lawyers throughout the world.
- Advised a publicly traded company in connection with a combination cash and stock offer in an exchange offer for outstanding warrants
- Represented the seller in a $114 million stock sale of a closely held multinational corporation to a private equity group
- Advised a public company in the telecommunications industry on tax matters related to a $145 million acquisition in a reverse triangular merger
- Restructured a private company in connection with its bankruptcy to preserve approximately $250 million of built-in losses and thereafter negotiate property sale transactions with a third party to utilize the losses as offset to realized gains
- Advised an insurance company in connection with the coverage or exposure for tax liabilities under a reps and warranty insurance policy
- Advised a multinational corporation in connection with its planned spinoff and subsequent initial public offering