- Insurance Taxation
- International Tax
- Tax Controversy & Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0833|
|University ||University of Michigan, B.A., with high honors, Economics; University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science|
|Law School||University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude|
|Admitted||2012, New York; District of Columbia|
Rich Sun advises multinational corporations on federal taxation matters, including tax controversy, tax planning and insurance-specific tax issues.
Prior to joining Sutherland as an associate, Rich participated in the firm's Summer Associate Program in 2011 where he assisted with tax, ERISA, trusts and estates, and litigation matters. He also worked on research memorandums and case summary updates on matters such as federal income tax transferee liability, ERISA proprietary fund litigation and life/non-life consolidated group earnings calculations.
Awards and Rankings
Named to the 2012 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll
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IRS Targets Use of Basket Option Contracts and Basket Contracts by Hedge Funds and Other Taxpayers as Tax Avoidance Transactions
Robert S. Chase,Daniel R.B. Nicholas,David A. Roby,Rich Sun,Carol P. Tello, July 16, 2015
On July 8, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued two notices (Notice 2015-47, 2015-30 IRB 1, and Notice 2015-48, 2015-30 IRB 1) targeting the use of Basket Option Contracts and Basket Contracts as tax avoidance transactions or possible tax avoidance transactions. Similar transactions have...
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