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Christopher Scarpa Appointed Chair of the ABA Tax Section’s Committee on Investment Management

July 01, 2021
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is pleased to announce Partner Christopher C. Scarpa has been appointed chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Section’s Committee on Investment Management. Scarpa will serve in this capacity for a two-year term beginning on July 1, 2021.

The ABA Tax Section’s Committee on Investment Management has responsibilities for monitoring, reporting, and commenting on developments as they affect the: (1) federal and state taxation of regulated investment companies (including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, and business development companies), hedge funds, private equity funds, and tiered investment structures; (2) taxation of the investments held by these entities; and (3) taxation of the investors in these structures.

Scarpa focuses his practice on the taxation of pooled investment vehicles, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, hedge funds, real estate mortgage investment conduits and other investment-related vehicles. He frequently advises investment companies on compliance with the requirements under Subchapter M of the Internal Revenue Code.

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