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Jean Bertrand


Jean Bertrand is a partner in the Tax Department and a member of the Private Funds Group. Jean advises clients on a broad range of domestic and international tax issues. Her practice focuses on hedge and private equity fund formation, investment structuring, cross-border lending transactions and other financings, and providing general tax advice to corporations, partnerships, high-net-worth individuals and families. In addition, Jean has significant experience in advising public charities, private foundations and other tax-exempt organizations on structural and operating matters, including obtaining tax-exempt status, managing unrelated business taxable income, complying with the excess benefit transaction rules, grant-making, fundraising, and structuring investments.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jean was registered as a certified public accountant in New York and worked for several years as an auditor at a major public accounting firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Jean was a Special Counsel at Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft LLP.

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Proskauer’s 26th Annual Trick or Treat Seminar

Proskauer’s 26th Annual Trick or Treat Seminar was held virtually on Friday, October 29th and discussed timely topics and best practices specifically tailored to the not-for-profit community. The seminar discussed: Workplace challenges: Mandatory vaccinations, HERO act and other considerations Tax proposals impacting nonprofit organizations Employee benefits update Amanda Nussbaum welcomed everyone and introduced the presenters.… Continue Reading

The FFCRA and CARES Act: Key Provisions Affecting Nonprofit Organizations

On March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) (H.R. 6201), and on March 27, 2020, he signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) (H.R. 748). This alert summarizes certain loan and tax-related provisions of these new laws that are most … Continue Reading

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