february 2018

thu8feb12:00 PM- 2:00 PMRESCHEDULING - Lunch & Learn: Tax Reform - Initial Insights on New Tax Plan Business Opportunities12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Event Details

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to reschedule this event.

We are working on securing a future date with Mr. Pinilis and our speakers.  Please stay tuned.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


Russell Pinilis, Principal – National M&A Tax Lead, Financial Services, Real Estate, KPMG

Russ advises clients on a broad range of mergers & acquisitions, and other strategic transactions.  Russ represents both public companies and private equity funds and their portfolio companies, in a broad range of transactional matters including taxable and tax-free acquisitions, joint ventures, acquisitions of operating partnerships, spin-offs and internal restructurings.  Russ joined KPMG in 2014, and previously was a tax partner at a large law firm where he advised clients on private equity and other alternative asset transactions, including buyouts, growth equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures and platform transactions and on structuring complex transactions for asset managers.  Russ was also the co-head of his prior firm’s fund formation practice group where he advised clients on all aspects of forming new private equity and hedge funds.

Russ has specialized in advising companies on the tax aspects of their most important strategic transactions for his entire career.  He has represented Fortune 1000 companies, bulge bracket private equity funds, middle market funds, and venture capital funds and hedge funds.  The Legal 500 recognized Russ for his unusually broad experience and expertise.  He assists in navigating the complex tax rules to make sure that his client’s transactions are structured in a tax optimal way, without sacrificing important aspects of the underlying business deal.  Russ also oversees complex due diligence projects to make sure that potential tax liabilities of target companies are fully understood.  His experience includes representing publicly traded asset management companies in structuring their business, establishing numerous private equity funds, family office funds and hedge funds.

Russ is a frequent author and speaker on tax issues related to private equity structures and transactions.


Additional speakers to be confirmed.


(Thursday) 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Morton's The Steak House

1200 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131