Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16BAKER BOTTS TAX 13 We advise clients regarding standard, innovative and nontraditional design and funding approaches and asset protection vehicles used in connection with such arrangements. Our lawyers are well versed in the tax, accounting, securities law, corporate governance, institutional shareholder issues and issues associated with maintaining stock-based or other types of equity compensation arrangements. Our lawyers are skilled in analyzing the implications of severance, change in control and 280G excise tax gross up arrangements for all parties involved in a corporate transaction. Our lawyers also routinely assist clients in addressing the 409A issues that arise in connection with corporate transactions, including developing or modifying arrangements to minimize any negative tax implications. We also advise on complex investment fund issues and issue opinions on plan asset, fiduciary liability, real estate and venture capital operating companies, prohibited transactions and unrelated business taxable income. PRIVATE CLIENTS We have a nationally prominent Private Clients practice, much of which is devoted to handling tax issues. Our attorneys advise very high net worth individuals in all aspects of estate planning and administration, as well as tax litigation and fiduciary litigation. We focus on extremely complicated situations or those involving vast amounts of wealth, or both. Our team has developed skills in the areas of family business structuring and restructuring, family limited partnerships and advanced asset transfer techniques, as well as the defense of those techniques against IRS challenges.