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Board of Directors

Our Mission

The International Tax Institute, Inc. holds monthly seminars in mid-town Manhattan on current subjects of international tax law. 

We provide New York State continuing legal and professional education (non-transitional CLE and CPE) credits to international tax attorneys and accountants.  Founded in 1961, we are a
501(c)(3) organization.


Timely monthly seminars on International Tax Law.


Founded in 1961, the International Tax Institute, Inc. is a non-profit organization run by tax professionals to benefit the international tax community.  We provide continuing education led by top tax professionals as well as government policy-makers. 

Our core program is a series of monthly luncheon seminars, which are available to members and non-members.  We provide New York State Continuing Legal Education Credits to lawyers, and New York State Continuing Professional Education Credits to accountants.

We are a membership organization comprised of the top global accounting and law firms, as well as boutique international firms.  Individual memberships are also available.  Non-members are welcome at all our programs.  Annually, we seek renewals of membership and new members for subscription payment.

We have been certified as an Accredited Provider by the New York State CLE Board, and granted CPE New York State Sponsor License No. 001 961. 

Paul D. Seghers - Founder
Paul M. Bodner
Robert D. Whoriskey
John E. McDermott
James J. Tobin
Alan Dixler
Edward Tanenbaum
Kenneth H. Kral
Ronald B. Harvey
Peter H. Blessing
Willys H. Schneider
David R. Hardy
Mark Stone
Lawrence Pollack

Kimberly S. Blanchard, President

Colleen O'Neill, President

Our Past Presidents

Kimberly S. Blanchard

Stay involved and informed


Colleen O'Neill, Ernst & Young LLP

Vice President

Michael Miller, Roberts & Holland LLP


Charles W. Cope, Attorney


Board Members

Kim Blanchard, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Peter H. Blessing, KPMG LLP
Stuart Chessman, Vivendi Universal
Eduardo Cukier, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt &  Mosle LLP
Hans de Groot, Viacom International, Inc.
Will Dixon, CitiGroup Global Markets Inc.
Philip Fried, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
David R. Hardy, Osler, Hoskin & Harcout LLP LLP
John Lutz, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP
Michael Miller, Roberts & Holland LLP
Amanda H. Nussbaum, Proskauer Rose LLP
Lawrence A. Pollack, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Willys H. Schneider, Arnold Porter
Michael Steinsaltz, Deloitte Tax
Mark Stone, Holland & Knight LLP
Edward Tanenbaum, Alston & Bird LLP
Mary F. Voce, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Diana L. Wollman, Clearly Gottlieb Steen &       Hamilton LLP
Kenneth K. Yoon, Fox Horan & Camerini LLP

Our President

International Tax Institute, Inc.