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|Contact Info||Telephone: 212 506 2323|
Fax: 212 849 5823
|University ||James Madison University, B.A., 1993|
|Law School||California Western School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1996; New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, 1997|
|Admitted||1997, New York; 1998, Georgia|
Vice Chairman, Committee on US Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties, American Bar Association, Tax Section
New York State Bar Association, Tax Section
As Co-Chair of the firmwide Tax Transactions and Consulting practice, Jason Bazar advises corporate, banking and investment fund clients on the tax aspects of financing and business combination transactions. His guidance to domestic and foreign clients includes planning the tax aspects of taxable and tax-free mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs and restructurings. Jason also counsels clients on the capitalization and structuring of inbound and outbound operations, including branches and subsidiaries, and general corporate and international tax planning matters.
Jason regularly advises clients on the tax aspects of cross-border and domestic financing transactions, including leveraged financings, asset-based loans, securitizations and other structured financings, as well as lease transactions. In the capital markets area, Jason counsels clients on the tax aspects of debt, equity and hybrid securities offerings, U.S. and non-U.S. financial instruments and other capital markets transactions.
Chambers USA recently recognized Jason as Up and Coming within the New York Tax arena, stating, he has forged a reputation for being 'very good at complicated transactions, very good at navigating them, and able to keep a relationship on good and friendly terms.' Jason joined Mayer Brown in 2001 and became a partner in 2006.
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Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider in 2015
David S. Bakst,Jason S. Bazar,John P. Berkery,Edward S. Best,Jennifer J. Carlson, April 14, 2015
Audit Committees are facing increased demands from many quarters heading into 2015, which expand their responsibilities, expose them to greater regulatory scrutiny and potential liabilities, and provide the basis for proxy and shareholder activists to oppose the re-election of Audit Committee...
The IRS and Treasury Issue New Anti-Inversion Guidance
James R. Barry,Jason S. Bazar,Lee Morlock, September 26, 2014
Following weeks of anticipation and speculation about administrative guidance on corporate inversions, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and the Treasury Department (“Treasury”) released Notice 2014-52 (“Notice”) on September 22, 2014, describing new...
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