Marks Paneth Expands International Tax Practice with Addition of New Talent

April 4, 2016

Leading accounting firm bolsters tax expertise in the international arena

(NEW YORK, NY-- Apr. 4, 2016) - Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Curtis Best, 50, has joined the firm as a partner with its International Tax practice.

Mr. Best brings more than 20 years of public accounting experience with global professional services firms and specializes in international tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, transfer pricing, cash repatriation and inbound and outbound tax planning. He joins the firm from RSM LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP), where he served as an international tax partner and leader of the firm’s US Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) team.

“Our firm continues to experience significant growth, both as a whole and at the individual practice level, and our International Tax practice is no exception,” said Steven Eliach, Principal-in-Charge of the firm’s Tax services. “As our geographic reach continues to expand and our clients become commensurately diverse, Curtis’s expertise will deliver tremendous value to our clients as they navigate the complexities of the global business environment.”

For more information, please contact John McKenna of ICR, Inc. at (203) 682-8252 or

About Marks Paneth

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm with more than 600 people, including over 80 partners and principals. The firm provides public and private businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services as well as litigation and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm also specializes in providing tax advisory and consulting for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as a wide range of services for international, real estate, hospitality, media, entertainment, nonprofit and government services clients. The firm has a strong track record supporting emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs, business owners and investors as they navigate the business life cycle. The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services.

In addition, Marks Paneth’s membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a leading international association for independent business advisers, financial consulting and accounting firms, facilitates service delivery to clients throughout the United States and around the world. Marks Paneth, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th largest in the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank Marks Paneth as one of the area's top three forensic accounting firms for the sixth year in a row.

Marks Paneth is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in Washington, DC, New Jersey, Long Island and Westchester. For more information, please visit

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