CohnReznick Grows Tax Practice with Two New Senior Executives
New York, NY – November 6, 2017 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States, today announced two new partners in the New York office:
David DiFusco has been named Tax Leader of CohnReznick’s New York office. David has more than 25 years of experience in tax accounting. His technical expertise in tax accounting was honed at a “Big 4” firm while serving as a regional leader for FAS 109 Competency, focusing on US and international tax accounting (GAAP and IFRS), FIN 48 and Sarbanes-Oxley. Previously in his position as a Global Head of Tax at a prominent investment management firm, DiFusco built a global tax department, adding strategic value while creating a sustainable plan for ETR reduction. Prior to joining CohnReznick, David was the Partner-In-Charge of NYC Tax & Business Services at a Top 15 Accounting Firm.
James M. Robbins will become a Principal at CohnReznick LLP. He is an international tax specialist with approximately 30 years of public accounting experience. James has extensive experience in all facets of International tax, both inbound and outbound, in corporate and investment partnership matters. Robbins’ experience spans structuring investments, restructurings, acquisitions and divestments. He advises on FATCA and all Chapter 3 withholding matters, as well as real estate investment planning in the United States by institutional and individual investors. James also has extensive experience in financial products and derivatives taxation, both cross-border and domestic.
“We are pleased to welcome David and James, who both bring an enormous wealth of tax accounting experience that will further enhance our client offerings,” said Alan Wolfson, Office Managing Partner of the firm’s New York office. “In today’s current business environment, tax uncertainty is top of mind for many businesses. We understand that businesses need trusted advisors who can help them navigate the marketplace. We look forward to putting David and James’s skill sets to use to achieve our client goals.”
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