Len Schneidman has over 40 years of experience in international taxation. His work includes counseling clients on structuring and operation of private investment funds, advising high net worth foreign investors on U.S. investments and activities, helping U.S. and non-U.S. corporate clients with tax-efficient structuring of their business operations, and advising clients on the reporting of undisclosed income and/or foreign financial assets from offshore accounts through the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) or Streamlined Filing Compliance Procedures, and Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR).
Len has had significant involvement with issues of U.S. international tax policy and tax reform, including chairmanship of the ABA’s U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties Committee and co-chairmanship of the ABA’s Task Force on International Tax Reform.
Len is a frequent speaker, presenting annually at the NYU Federal Tax Institute and at private equity and hedge fund tax programs. A prolific writer on tax matters, Len is author of the treatise, “U.S. Taxation of Foreign Portfolio Investors: A Practical Guide to Taxation in the U.S. Capital Markets” and has edited a Practicing Law Institute treatise on "Sovereign Wealth Funds - A Legal, Tax and Economic Perspective." Before joining Andersen Tax, Len practiced with several large law firms, including a position as tax department Chair.