Ivan Mitev is a tax associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in New York City. Ivan focuses his practice on the domestic and international aspects of private equity and hedge fund taxation and the formation, recapitalization, merger, sale, and liquidation of partnerships and LLCs. Ivan has worked on a range of transactions from small acquisitions of several million dollars to large partnership reorganizations of over a half billion dollars, spanning from Canada to Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Ivan has authored several notable tax works, including one of the few books that are exclusively devoted to the taxation of the investment fund industry, "The Private Equity and Venture Capital Tax Manual", published by the ABA in 2011. In addition, Mr. Mitev co-authored, along with his colleague Matt Kaden, the tax book "Drafting Partnership and LLC Agreements: Tax Boilerplate, Allocation, and Liquidation Provisions," published by Matthew Bender. Mr. Mitev has also authored, or co-authored with Michael Kosnitzky or Matt Kaden, other articles, presentations and podcasts available on Mr. Mitev's website profile on Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP's website.
Ivan is also the founder of fund-taxation.com, one of the few leading blogs dedicated to the taxation of the investment fund industry.
Ivan is featured on Lexis Tax Center under Contributor Spotlight along with the tax practice groups of McDermott Will & Emery and Sutherland and Pepper Hamilton LLP. He participates in several committees, such as the FATCA committee of the Wall Street Tax association, and often contributes to discussions on the ABA's tax listserv, which is considered one of the preeminent places on the internet for practitioners to exchange thoughts on topical tax issues.
Ivan graduated law school in his home country of Bulgaria. After emigrating to the U.S., he earned his J.D. and Tax LL.M from the University of Miami School of Law.
He is fluent in several languages including Bulgarian, Russian and Spanish.