Robert S. Chase II: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Robert S. Chase II

Robert S. Chase II
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Private Capital
  • Public Finance
  • International Tax
  • Insurance
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Federal Tax
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Capital Markets & Commercial Mortgage Servicing
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0194
Fax: 202-637-3593
University University of Utah, B.S.
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors George Washington Law Review
Admitted1997, Maryland; 1998, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar

BornSalt Lake City, Utah, March 8, 1972

Robb Chase helps multinational companies with significant operations in the United States plan their transactions-acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, restructurings and finance company arrangements-to achieve desired business objectives while minimizing the domestic and international tax consequences. Robb guides clients on the planning and integration side of transactions-navigating the maze of U.S. tax rules and regulations.

With more than 15 years of experience, Robb counsels multinational corporations in all aspects of structuring, negotiating, documenting and reporting cross-border transactions, and he has represented taxpayers in complex tax audit and litigation matters.

Robb regularly advises clients on tax issues relating to domestic and foreign public and private debt offerings, synthetic and hybrid instruments, foreign currency transactions, swaps and derivatives, hedging transactions and other complex financial products and transactions. He counsels clients on the tax implications of modifications to, and defeasances of, commercial mortgages held by real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs), as well as other aspects of the tax rules applicable to REMICs.

Selected Experience

Sutherland serves as U.S. tax counsel for multinational European acquisition. Sutherland serves as tax counsel to TE Connectivity in $1.25 billion cash merger acquisition of ADC Telecommunications. Sutherland serves as U.S. tax counsel in $3 billion credit agreement for Altria.

Awards and Rankings

Selected for inclusion in Washington, DC, Super Lawyers (2013-2015)

Named among Washington, D.C.’s “40 Under 40” by Legal Times magazine (2009)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of tax: international (2011)


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After All the Preparation, It’s Finally Here: FATCA Becomes Effective July 1, 2014
Dennis L. Allen,Robert S. Chase,Thomas A. Gick,Jerome B. Libin,Jeffrey H. Mace, July 9, 2014
More than four years after Congress enacted the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010, Pub. L. 111-147, which added the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) provisions to the Internal Revenue Code, FATCA will become effective on July 1, 2014. While the importance of this date...

Clock Is Ticking...Relief for Late Filed GRAs Expected to Expire Soon
Robert S. Chase,Michael R. Miles,Jennifer B. Molnar,William R. Pauls,Carol P. Tello, May 27, 2014
Time may be running out for taxpayers to correct technically deficient gain recognition agreements (GRAs) under the relief procedure contained in the Directive on Examination Action With Respect to Certain Gain Recognition Agreements, LMSB-4-0510-017 (July 26, 2010) (the Directive). Historically,...

To the Direct Acquirer Belong the Tax Attributes: Proposed Regulations Modify the Definition of Acquiring Corporation for Purposes of IRC § 381
Dennis L. Allen,Robert S. Chase,Reginald J. Clark,Jeffrey H. Mace,Michael R. Miles, May 13, 2014
On May 7, Treasury and the IRS published proposed regulations addressing which corporation succeeds to the tax attributes of another corporation that transfers assets in an acquisitive asset reorganization described in IRC §§ 368(a) and 381(a)(2) (the Proposed Regulations). In brief, the...
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Robert S. Chase II

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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