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Robert E. Holo
Partner

425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017-3954
Phone:  (212) 455-2514
Fax:  (212) 455-2502
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Rob Holo is Partner in the Firm's Tax Department.  Mr. Holo specializes in federal income taxation, with an emphasis on corporate mergers and acquisitions (including tax free reorganizations and spin-offs), cross-border tax matters, joint ventures, and capital markets and financing transactions.

The clients Mr. Holo has represented in merger and acquisition transactions include Ingersoll-Rand, Eaton Corporation, Tyco, PPL, LexisNexis, TPG, JPMorgan Chase, and Accenture.  Mr. Holo has advised numerous banks, domestic and foreign corporations and investors in connection with the structuring of acquisitions and dispositions, with an emphasis on cross-border tax issues, as well on U.S. and cross-border financing transactions.  Additionally, Mr. Holo advises on many of the capital markets and joint venture transactions handled by the Firm in Asia, Latin America and Europe.  Representative clients include Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Mizuho, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BTG Pactual, and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Mr. Holo joined the Firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2001.  He received his B.A. in 1987 from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  He received his J.D. in 1991 from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was elected Order of the Coif and was an Editor of the Law Review.  He was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Pamela Ann Rymer (Ninth Circuit) from 1991 to 1992.  He is admitted to practice in New York and California.

Honors/Associations
•  American Bar Association, Member, Tax Section
•  New York State Bar Association, Member, Tax Section
Publications
Temporary Regulations Regarding Outbound Transactions
IRS Announces New “No-Rule” Policy on Spin-Off and Reorganization Transactions, to Take Effect August 23
House Ways and Means Committee Releases Draft Provisions to Reform Financial Instruments Taxation
New Proposed FATCA Regulations
American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 Temporarily Defers Cancellation of Indebtedness Income for Debt Repurchases, Exchanges, Cancellations and Modifications
American Jobs Creation Act of 2004
The IRS Recently Announced That it Would No Longer Rule on Certain Issues in Spin-Off Transactions
IRS Liberalizes Regulations Defining the Scope of a Plan Under section 355(e)
Recent Proposed Regulations Defining the Scope of a Plan Under Section 355(e)
Final Regulations on the Treatment of Rent and Interest Under Section 467 Rental Agreements
Admissions
•  New York 1993
•  California 1996
Clerkships
•  Hon. Pamela Ann Rymer, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1991-1992
Education
•  UCLA School of Law, 1991 J.D.
UCLA Law Review, 1989-1991
•  University of California at Santa Cruz, 1987 B.A.



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