Gary Gartner is a founding member and Managing Director of Alchemy Capital Planning. He has extensive experience counseling clients on the US and international tax consequences of various transactions, restructurings and securities offerings, and advising generally on strategic joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and a wide array of liquidity transactions.
Prior to his joining Alchemy, Gary was Chairman of the Tax Department of the international law firm, Kaye Scholer LLP and served on its Executive Committee. Prior to that, he headed the U.S tax practice at Torys LLP and was an International Principal of Arthur Andersen LLP. Previous to that, he practiced law in both Canada and the United States, focusing on international transactions.
He has served, and continues to serve, on the boards of various private and public companies, internationally. Gary holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Ottawa and a Masters of Law in Taxation from New York University.
Gary has written and lectured extensively on various topics, including the efficient structuring of business investments. He has co-authored the chapter on cross-border tax issues in US Taxation of Foreign Controlled Business (Warren Gorham & Lamont) and the chapter on financing and investment products in The New Era of Investment Banking (Probus Publishing).Gary was recommended as a leading practitioner in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2009), (2010), (2011) and (2012) and (2013). He also is recognized in Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers as a leading tax practitioner. He was also named as a leading practitioner in Lexpert-Thomson-FindLaw’s Guide to the Leading 100 Canada/US Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.
Jeff Scheine is a founding member and Managing Director of Alchemy Capital Planning LLC. Prior to joining Alchemy during July, 2013, he was a tax partner in the international law firm, Kaye Scholer LLP. Prior thereto Jeff was a tax partner in the New York office of Torys LLP and a Tax Principal in Arthur Andersen LLP. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration - Accounting from Emory University, a Juris Doctor from New York Law School and a LL.M. – Taxation from New York University.
Jeff has written and lectured extensively on a wide variety of topics relating to cross border investment and financing.
Jeff has a wide-range of experience working with domestic and international clients on a variety of transactions and investments. This experience includes both providing sophisticated international tax advice as well as related business consulting advice. His clients include private equity funds, private and governmental pension funds, closely held real estate and operating businesses and several professional service firms with international platforms.
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