YOUR CORE TEAM

Our team is comprised of lawyers, accountants and business leaders who have minimum of 15 years of experience doing business in markets in the US, Europe, BRIC countries, Asia and Africa. The founders of GlobalTax, Greg Bryant and Annamarie James, have over 40 years collective experience assisting small and mid-cap size companies expand into new markets. They are former Big 4 tax professionals.

 

Annamarie James is a Swiss lawyer and tax expert and has 20 years of experience in tax law. The main focus of her practice is international tax planning as well as structuring mergers and acquisitions. Her clients include privately and publicly owned companies in Switzerland and abroad (USA, Europe, South Africa, South America and Asia). She has extensive experience negotiating Swiss federal and cantonal tax rulings and in planning and implementing international tax efficient structures in connection with succession planning, start-ups, optimizing the ongoing business (holding companies, commissionaire and principal structures, finance branches, hybrid loans, etc) and tax managing the exit (sale, liquidation, transfer of residence abroad). Prior to founding GlobalTax, she spent 10 years in the international corporate tax planning and M&A practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Zurich, Switzerland, where she tax structured several major European and global deals and also ran the tax due diligence.

 

 

Solomon Packer, CPA, JD, LLM, advises foreign persons and corporations on how to do business in the U.S. and conversely, advises U.S. corporations on how to conduct business overseas in order to effectively reduce their worldwide tax exposure.  His areas of specialization include international mergers and acquisitions, tax issues related to foreign ownership of U.S. real estate, tax planning for multinational corporations, the taxation of shipping companies, and international estate tax planning. Mr. Packer spent more than 20 years as a Senior International Tax Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Both a certified public accountant and attorney, Mr. Packer is involved in a number of professional organizations including the American Institute of CPAs, the NY State society of CPAs, the ABA, the New Your State Bar Association, the Bar Association of the City of New York and IFA.

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