Roger Aksamit Quoted in Wall Street Journal on MLPs

“Tax Authorities Grow Wary of Master Limited Partnerships” ; August 19, 2014

Investors have poured cash into tax-efficient master limited partnerships amid the U.S. energy boom of the past few years, but initial public offerings of this structure may wane amid increasing political concerns about tax avoidance.

“This year would have equaled 2013, but for the [IRS] moratorium,” said Roger Aksamit, a senior partner at law firm Thompson & Knight LLP in Houston.