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Richard C. Buslepp

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Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Richard C. Buslepp, who is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, focuses his practice on business/corporate law, tax, opportunity zones and qualified opportunity funds, estate planning, and real estate.

Biography

Rich is co-chairperson of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law practice group. He has more than 30 years of experience serving as business counsel to clients in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, health care, architectural and engineering, technology, construction, service and transportation. Rich specializes in structuring, negotiating, and consummating complex domestic and cross-border transactions such as stock and asset sale transactions, leveraged buyouts, mergers, recapitalizations, divestitures, take-privates, joint ventures, debt and equity finance transactions, management led buyouts, real estate transactions and restructure transactions for private equity, public, non profits, and family owned clients. He regularly counsels clients on a variety of other legal matters including corporate governance, business entity formation, the formation and qualification of tax-exempt organizations, tax planning, tax controversies, the preparation and review of contracts, and business planning and law issues. Experienced in advising US and foreign-based companies in establishing operations in both the US and abroad, Rich also leads the firm’s US-Asia practice.

Additionally, Rich has lectured and written on various business and tax law-related subjects, including the advantages and disadvantages of the various forms of business entities, the requirements for tax deferred like-kind exchanges, and corporate, estate and partnership tax matters.

Representative Matters

  • Represented management of a Tier I auto supplier in connection with the sale of the company
  • Represented electrical contractor in connection with sale of company
  • Represented Tier I auto supplier in connection with $100 Million refinancing
  • Represented privately held aerospace engineering company in connection with the sale of the company

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Richard C. Buslepp, who is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, focuses his practice on business/corporate law, tax, opportunity zones and qualified opportunity funds, estate planning, and real estate.

Affiliations

  • Detroit Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Business Law Section
    • Tax Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Tax Law Section
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan

Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
    • cum laude
  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.M.
    • cum laude

Contact info:

313.961.0200

Fax: 313.961.0388

Richard C. Buslepp, who is a Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, focuses his practice on business/corporate law, tax, opportunity zones and qualified opportunity funds, estate planning, and real estate.

March 8, 2024

Alabama Court Declares Corporate Transparency Act Unconstitutional

The CTA, effective as of January 1, 2024, mandates certain entities (Reporting Companies) to disclose information about their Beneficial Owners to FinCEN. For additional details regarding the CTA and...

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January 2, 2024

Corporate Transparency Act Effective January 1, 2024

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March 10, 2021

Richard Buslepp discusses Golden Parachutes vs. Golden Handcuffs for Crain's Detroit Business

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