Jon P. Brose is a partner in the Tax Group. Jon represents investment funds (including hedge funds, funds of funds, and private equity funds) and their managers on all aspects of their businesses, including management entity and fund formation, seeding arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, partnership tax issues, international tax issues, compensation arrangements, and ongoing investment activities and transactions. Jon is experienced with a broad range of investment strategies and asset classes, including long/short equity, credit, distressed asset, commodities, cryptocurrencies and real estate.
Jon also advises on tax issues relating to CLOs, CDOs and other structured finance and securitization vehicles. In this capacity, Jon has represented managers, underwriters, issuers and placement agents.
In addition, Jon provides tax advice regarding securities offerings, structured products, derivatives and other financial instruments, repurchase agreements, credit facilities, and partnerships and other joint ventures, as well as a variety of other commercial transactions and capital markets activities.
Jon is a member of the firm’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Practice and is a thought leader in the taxation of cryptocurrency transactions, frequenting speaking and writing on this topic.
Jon holds a B.A. in English and History from Miami University, a J.D. from Emory University School of Law (Order of the Coif), and an LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University School of Law. His past experience includes serving as law clerk in federal district court, practicing as a corporate lawyer, and working on the trading desk of a global investment bank. Jon is a member of the New York State Bar Association.