Richard M. Nugent

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Distressed Investing and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation
  • Private Equity
 
University Saint Peter's College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1992
 
Law SchoolRutgers University, School of Law - Newark, J.D., with honors, 1995; Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with distinction, 1997
 
Admitted1995, New Jersey; 1996, New York; 2002, District of Columbia
 
Biography

Richard Nugent is a transactional lawyer with significant experience in the tax aspects of public and private mergers, acquisitions and spin-offs and in advising debtors, creditors and potential acquirers of financially troubled companies both within and outside the bankruptcy context. He also has experience advising clients on cross-border tax strategies, financing transactions and tax controversies.

Richard was recognized in Super Lawyers (New York-Metro) for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and was named to the Turnarounds & Workouts annual list of Bankruptcy Tax Specialists for 2011. Richard has spoken on, and has authored or co-authored several articles on, U.S. tax issues. Richard also is a member of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section for which he has co-authored several reports and letters and is a member of the Tax Forum.

Richard received his LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center; his J.D., with honors, from Rutgers University School of Law (Newark); and his B.A., summa cum laude, from Saint Peter's College. He served as a clerk to the Honorable Richard F. Suhrheinrich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Robert P. Ruwe of the United States Tax Court.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

Cadwalader Advising Procter & Gamble on Tax Aspects of the Acquisition of Duracell by Berkshire Hathaway

Nov 13, 2014

Cadwalader Advises The Pasha Group on $141 Million Acquisition

Nov 11, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Mercuria Energy Group in Acquisition of JPMorgan's Physical Energy and Commodities Business

Oct 03, 2014

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Forbes Media LLC on Majority Stake Sale to International Investors

Jul 18, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards

Jul 11, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Mercuria on Acquisition of J.P. Morgan's Energy and Commodities Trading Company

Mar 19, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Elan Corporation, plc in US$8.6 billion sale to Perrigo Company plc

Dec 18, 2013

Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys

Sep 18, 2013

Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields

Oct 15, 2012

Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields

Sep 26, 2011

Cadwalader Named to Winner's Circle at M&A Atlas Awards

Feb 24, 2010

Cadwalader Transaction Named IDD Deal of the Year

Feb 12, 2010

Recent Press

Cadwalader, Simpson Thacher, White & Case on $2.38B KKR-Pfizer Deal

Apr 04, 2011

Cadwalader, Covington Handle Pfizer's King Pharmaceuticals Buy

Oct 12, 2010

New Deals - Lawyers on Major Transactions

Jan 29, 2009

A Long Weekend for Cadwalader, Simpson and Wachtell

Jan 26, 2009

Recognition

More Than 40 Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers 2014 New York Metro Edition

Sep 15, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized by The American Lawyer With Two 2014 Global Legal Awards

Jul 11, 2014

Super Lawyers 2012

Oct 15, 2012

Turnarounds & Workouts Names Cadwalader Partners 2011 Bankruptcy Tax Specialists

Jun 20, 2011

RESOURCES

Clients & Friends Memos

IRS Issues New Regulations Defining Publicly Traded Property for Purposes of Determining the Issue Price of Debt Instruments That Are Significantly Modified in a Restructuring or Issued for Property

Sep 26, 2012

Final Regulations Issued with Respect to FBAR Filing Requirements

Feb 28, 2011

Tax Proposals in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Revenue Budget

Feb 17, 2011

Energy Tax Provisions in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

Feb 17, 2011

IRS Notice 2010-60: Preliminary Guidance on the “FATCA” Reporting and Withholding Rules

Sep 03, 2010

The Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act of 2010

Aug 11, 2010

The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act

Mar 22, 2010

Proposed Regulations Issued With Respect to FBAR Filing Requirements

Mar 01, 2010

The Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2011 Revenue Proposals

Feb 03, 2010

IRS Proposes Reporting Requirements for Uncertain Tax Positions Under FIN 48

Jan 28, 2010

Treasury Department Guidance Issued on Modification of Securitized Commercial Mortgage Loans

Sep 16, 2009

The Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2010 Revenue Proposals

May 20, 2009

IRS Guidance on the Home Affordable Modification Program

Apr 13, 2009

Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act (S. 506 and H.R. 1265)

Mar 06, 2009

Certain Federal Income Tax Provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Feb 17, 2009

Articles

Big A, Little C: Baby Steps Toward Modernizing Reorganizations

Jun 04, 2014

Events

Significant Issues in Distressed Debt and Restructurings Explored

May 20, 2014

Experience

Representative transactions on which Richard has worked include:
•Procter & Gamble Co. in the pending tax-free exchange of its Duracell business for P&G shares held by Berkshire Hathaway;
•The Pasha Group in its pending acquisition of the Hawaii trade-lane business of Horizon Lines;
•Forbes Media LLC on its sale of a majority stake to a group of international investors as part of the company's global growth strategy;
•Procter & Gamble in the disposition of its Snacks business to Kellogg and the prior proposed tax-free distribution and immediate acquisition of the Snacks business by Diamond Foods;
•Mercuria in its pending acquisition of J.P. Morgan's physical energy and commodities business;
•Elan in its combination with Perrigo;
•Elan in the tax-free distribution of its Neotope business;
•LyondellBasell in its chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Pfizer in the acquisitions of Wyeth, King Pharmaceuticals and Embrex and the dispositions of its Capsugel business to KKR and its Consumer Healthcare business to Johnson & Johnson;
•Towers Watson in the acquisition of Liazon Corporation and the sale of its reinsurance brokerage business to Jardine Lloyd Thompson;
•Barclays in the Contec chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Dayton Power & Light in its sale to AES Corporation;
•Procter & Gamble in the tax-free distribution and immediate acquisition of its Folgers Coffee business by the J.M. Smucker Company;
•Yucaipa in the Inner City Media Corporation chapter 11 reorganization case;
•CVC Capital Partners Group in the proposed acquisition of Barclays's iShares unit;
•U.S. Department of Treasury, as outside counsel to the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry in the bankruptcy filings of General Motors and Chrysler;
•Northwest Airlines in its chapter 11 reorganization case and related rights offering;
•AngioDynamics in its acquisitions of Navilyst and Vortex Medical;
•Triarco in its acquisition by Innophos Holdings;
•JPMorgan in the Station Casinos chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Whippoorwill in the Trailer Bridge chapter 11 reorganization case;
•JPMorgan in the Centro Properties restructuring;
•Bear Stearns in its acquisition by JPMorgan Chase;
•Icahn Global Enterprises as secured lender in the Blockbuster chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Xerium in its chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Metals USA in its acquisition of Richardson Trident;
•Bay Harbour Management in its acquisition of Steve & Barry's stores pursuant to Bankruptcy Code section 363;
•The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Heartland Automotive and Truvo USA chapter 11 reorganization cases;
•The purchaser of Island One, Inc. following its chapter 11 reorganization case;
•Celanese in the sale of its polyvinyl alcohol business to Sekisui Chemical;
•Xstrata in the sale of its aluminum business to Apollo Management; and
•St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers in its chapter 11 reorganization case.

 
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