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Practice Areas: Adam Blakemore is a Partner in the Tax department at Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft LLP. Adam advises on the taxation aspects of structuring domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions.
Professional Memberships: Adam is a member of the ISDA UK Tax Committee.
Career: Prior to joining Cadwalader, Adam was a member of Allen & Overy LLP’s corporate tax group in London. Prior to practicing as a solicitor, Adam was a senior Inspector with HM Revenue and Customs specialising in the taxation of financing arrangements and trusts.
Publications: Books: “Loan Relationships” (2009 to date) “Derivatives Contracts” and “Securitisations” (2011) in the CCH Wouters Klower British Tax Reporter series. “The Handbook of Insurance Linked Securities” (chapter entitled “The UK Taxation Treatment of Insurance Linked Securities”), published by Wiley/London School of Economics, ed. L Albertini and P. Barrieu, 2009, updated and extended online in 2010. Journals: “An Update on the U.K. Corporate Tax Reform”, Tax Notes International (2011). “The Proposals for a European Union Financial Transactions Tax”, Securities Lending Review (2011). “Proposals for a European Union Financial Transactions Tax”, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law (2012). “Retrospective Change of Law Announced for UK Debt Buybacks”, Financial Instruments, Tax and Accounting Review (2012). “Taxation of instruments designed to be compatible with Capital Requirements Directive IV”, Financial Instruments, Tax and Accounting Review (2012).
Personal: Adam graduated with first class honours from the University of Leeds and studied at The College of Law in York.