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Charles C. Hwang

Partner


Charles C. Hwang is a partner in the firm's Tax Group. Resident in the D.C. office, Mr. Hwang joined the firm in 1994.

Mr. Hwang is an experienced transactional tax lawyer. He has reviewed and assisted in the negotiation and drafting of numerous merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, partnership, joint venture and limited liability company agreements, contribution agreements, and executive compensation agreements, and has provided tax advice in connection with many other transactions, including rollover transactions, loans, and start-ups. Representative transactions including acquisitions of publicly held corporations, restructuring and sale of distressed businesses, formation of consortia to trade financial derivatives, restructuring of international operations, and taxable and tax-free mergers and reorganizations.

He also counsels tax-exempt organizations on UBIT and exemption issues, including royalty, investment, and structural issues. He is general counsel of a local bar association and has a similar role with Crowell & Moring’s affiliated foundation.

Mr. Hwang received his undergraduate degree with honors from Harvard University in 1984, where he majored in mathematics. He obtained a law degree in 1988 from Columbia University, where he was an articles editor for the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Mr. Hwang also received an LL.M. in taxation, with honors, from Georgetown in 1998. He is a member of the Taxation Sections of the American Bar Association and the D.C. Bar. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and New York.

Education

  • Harvard University, A.B. (1984) mathematics
  • Columbia Law School, J.D. (1988)
  • Georgetown University, LL.M. (1998) taxation

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York

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"How to Prepare for Partnership Audits Under the BBA," Tax Alert (March 30, 2022). Contacts: Charles C. Hwang, Samantha Skabelund
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Partnerships: The New BBA Audit Regime Kicks into Gear," Crowell & Moring's Managing Tax Audits and Appeals Seminar 2021 (October 5, 2021). Speakers: Charles C. Hwang, Eric Homsi, and Irina Pisareva.
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DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Represents Honeywell in Investment in Aviation Biofuels Company Alder Fuels (September 14, 2021)
Firm News / Announcement
"Eighth Circuit Partially Overturns Mayo and the Invalidation of the Primary-Function and Merely-Incidental Requirements in Treasury Regulations," Tax Alert (May 21, 2021). Contacts: Charles C. Hwang, Eleanor Moran McWaters
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Onyx Inc. in its Acquisition by Cure.fit (February 8, 2021)
Firm News / Announcement
"Developing Issues Involving CARES Act NOL Carrybacks," Crowell & Moring's Managing Tax Audits and Appeals Seminar 2020 (October 6, 2020). Presenters: Charles C. Hwang and Eric Homsi.
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"NOL Carryback Waiver Guidance for Consolidated Groups," Tax Alert (August 4, 2020). Contacts: David B. Blair, Charles C. Hwang, S. Starling Marshall, Eric Homsi
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises GigCapital3, Inc. on $200 Million IPO (May 15, 2020)
Firm News / Announcement
"Proposed Regulations Change Calculation of Unrelated Business Taxable Income, Reducing Administrative Burden and Taxes Paid by Some Exempt Organizations," Tax Alert (May 1, 2020). Contacts: Charles C. Hwang, Eleanor Moran McWaters
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Advises Flux7 Labs in its Acquisition by NTT Data (January 2, 2020)
Firm News / Announcement

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