Mr. Winston represents both U.S. and non-U.S. multinational corporations. His clients include Global 500 companies, large corporations, investment funds, venture capital companies, and government agencies. He favors the implementation of tax efficient structures that allow his clients lawfully direct their cash flows to tax-favored jurisdictions, often with the assistance of worldwide tax treaty networks. Mr. Winston is frequently asked to provide planning ideas to non-U.S. companies that are conducting business with no connection to the United States. Mr. Winston has created a network of the top tax and corporate lawyers outside the United States to assist him with the implementation of his cross-border structures and corporate governance planning. Domestically, clients engage Mr. Winston to assist with GILTI planning, foreign tax credit planning, tax deferral techniques, withholding tax obligations, U.S. "choice of entity" decisions, repatriation planning, transfer planning, transfer pricing issues, tax treaty analysis, intellectual property development, and "Subpart F" issues.
COMMENTARIES AND QUOTATIONS
Latin Business Chronicle
Valor Economico (Brazil)
Tax Notes International
MIAMI, FLORIDA (USA)
International Fiscal Association, Regional Vice-President, Miami Chapter
American Bar Association, Section of Taxation (Organizing Committee, Latin American Tax Strategies Conference)
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of New York and Florida
WINSTON LEGAL GROUP
Mr. Winston is regularly recognized by the leading legal ranking guides such as Chambers, Euromoney’s Expert Guides, Who’s Who Legal, and Best Lawyers. Chambers Latin America has noted, “He translates legal concepts and issues into a commercial language, so that all parties involved can have meaningful dialogue on complex business and legal challenges."
Mr. Winston structures and analyzes complex cross-border transactions that involve Latin America and Europe. He has spent most of his career practicing in the largest international law firms in the world. He focuses primarily on international tax planning while also considering a wide range of corporate and customs/trade issues. Mr. Winston’s clients regularly engage him to assist with the following tax-related issues: