Eric Wang is a member of Sullivan & Cromwell’s Tax Group and concentrates on U.S. tax matters. A partner since 2010, Mr. Wang advises on a broad range of planning and transactional matters for both U.S. and non-U.S. clients. He has advised extensively on cross-border acquisitions and joint ventures, including structuring a number of investments made by private equity and real estate funds worldwide. He also advises on U.S. tax issues relating to tax-sensitive financing structures and novel financial instruments, as well as debt restructurings. In addition, Mr. Wang has represented clients with respect to IRS audits and investigations. Mr. Wang has also advised clients on their response to and compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) since its introduction in late 2009. He frequently speaks at industry events on a wide range of domestic and international tax matters, including Practising Law Institute and International Fiscal Association. Clients he has advised recently include AB In-Bev, Barclays, BHP, Enbridge, Goldman Sachs, Rhône Capital and Total.
- “Tax Reform: Implications for Multinational Businesses, M&A, and Private Equity” in Practical Law The Journal (March 2018) (co-author)
- “Expert Q&A on the OECD’s BEPS Project” in Practical Law The Journal (March 2016) (co-author)
- “BEPS: The US Perspective” in Tax Journal (July 2014)
- “US transfer pricing audit roadmap can help taxpayers” in International Tax Review (March 2014)
- “Debt-equity litigation returns to US courts” in British Tax Review (January 2013)
- “Final Section 482 Cost Sharing Regulations: A renewed Commitment to the Income Method” in Bloomberg/BNA’s Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report (January 2012)