We’re in NYC today where the New York University Summer Institute in Taxation kicked off its Advanced International Taxation Seminar. Today’s highlights include cutting edge treaty issues and some new planning techniques to minimize the tax impact on businesses and individuals engaged in cross border transactions. We’re discussing a number of international mergers and acquisitions issues that come straight from recent articles in the Wall Street Journal. Of particular interest for many of you inbound real estate investors are tax issues relative to cross border real estate transactions. We’ve found invaluable practical advice regarding the choice of entity for certain investments and considerations in making your equity infusions. Let us know if we can offer you guidance with respect to your cross border mergers and acquisitions and U.S. real estate investment matters. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s posting.