Micah W. Bloomfield - Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Micah W. Bloomfield

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Micah Bloomfield is a tax lawyer whose practice emphasizes the taxation of financial products, including reinsurance transactions, derivatives, asset-backed securities and structured notes. Mr. Bloomfield has considerable experience with tax issues relating to hedge funds and private equity funds, modco and funds withheld reinsurance transactions, including those based on regulation XXX, segregated accounts, bankruptcy reorganizations, and cross-border tax treaty issues. He is known in the derivatives community for creating model tax modules that can be used in connection with cross-border swap transactions when negotiating ISDA tax representations and related tax forms. Mr. Bloomfield is an active member of ISDA's tax committee and frequently comments on proposed Treasury regulations.       

Additional Information

  • Assisting two private equity funds in forming 953(d) insurance companies in Bermuda
  • Tax work setting up real estate funds to invest in India
  • Advising insurance companies and funds on FATCA compliance
  • Advising clients in negotiating tax provisions in documentation for letters of credit, loans and derivatives
  • Advising funds regarding the use of favorable treaty provisions for investing in life settlements
  • Advising investor regarding tax exempt financing for a recycling project
  • Advising creditor groups in bankruptcy and out of court settlements 
Harvard UniversityAB 1975Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1978New York University School of LawLL.M 1985
International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)American Bar Association (ABA)American Securitization ForumManaged Funds Association (MFA)National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT)The New York Tax Study GroupWall Street Tax AssociationInstitute of International Bankers

Office Location

180 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038-4982
United States

Practice Areas

Securitization and Structured Finance Law