David’s practice focuses on corporate and international tax including the tax issues aﬀecting corporations in the energy industry. He has been involved in cross-border merger transactions, including public company stock acquisitions, joint ventures, project ﬁnancings, cross-border security issuances, inbound and outbound securities, real estate and private equity partnerships. David is the past President of the International Tax Institute in New York, past chair of the Taxation Committee of the International Bar Association and a longtime member of the Executive Committee of the NYS Bar Tax Section. In addition, he is a frequent speaker at tax conferences and frequently writes on various topics. He has been the principal author of a number of NYS Bar Tax Section reports on subjects including the base erosion and anti-abuse tax, the anti-double dip ﬁnance provisions, the anti-hybrid provisions of the U.S.-Canada treaty, the non- recognition rules regarding the outbound transfers of intangible property, and the consistency principle in tax treaty interpretation.