2018 Past Seminars


Dec 11, 2018
Inbound Investment-The Impact of the TCJA to Foreign Owned US Corp.
Craig Hillier, EY; Paul Stasiulis, WPP Group & Eric Wang, Sullivan & Cromwell
Nov 20, 2018
Tax Regulations Post-Reform:  Assessing the Extent of Regulatory Authority
Layla Asali, David Noren & Martin Milner
Oct 9, 2018
The Impact of Int'l Tax Reform on Individuals & Other Minority ShareholdersSally Thurston, Benjamin Handler, Melinda Harvey
Sept 18, 2018Guidance & Current Topics - Section 965Ronald Dabrowski; KPMG & Raymond J. Stahl; IRS
July 10, 2018Int'l Aspects of the BBA Partnership Audit RulesDiana Wollman & Meyer Fedida, Partners, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
June 11, 2018Tax Reform Issues Related to Financing 163J, BEAT and Outbound Loans to CFCs

James Tobin, Partner, Int'l Tax Services, EY

Kevin Glenn, Partner, King Spalding

May 15, 2018Hybrids

John Merrick, Sr Level Counsel to Associate Chief Counsel (Int'l), IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Int'l)

Michael Steinsaltz, Deloitte

Brian Krause, Skadden

April 10, 2018Impact of Tax Reform on Supply Chains

Daniel McCall, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel

Bill Cavanagh, Norton Rose Fulbright

David Hardy, Osler

March 22, 2018Tax Reform Update with the IRS

Marjorie Rollinson, IRS

Leland Cleland, E&Y

Kay Ng, PFizer

February 13
U.S. Tax Reform Guidance Update with Treasury

Philip Fried, PwC

Chip Harter, Treasury

​Paul Oosterhuis, Of Counsel at Skadden

January 16
The Effect of Tax Reform on Capital Markets Transactions

​William Dixon, Citibank

​Erika Nijenhuis, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

​Elena Romanova, Latham & Watkins

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2015 Past Seminars


December 9
Outbound Asset Transfers - Panel Discussions
Stephen Blough (KPMG)
Patrick Jackman (General Electric Company)
Brenda L. Zent (Office of International Tax Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury)
November 11
Untangling the BEPS Hybrid Mismatch Rules
Robert Cassano
(Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP)

October 21
Partnerships - International Tax Planning and Recent IRS Guidance in this Area
Chris Trump (Deloitte Tax LLP)
Seth Green (KPMG LLP)
Jason T. Smyczek (Internal Revenue Service)

September 28
Sept 28 Back to the Future: Section 267(a)(3)(B) and its Impact on CFCs
Joe Calianno (BDO)
Paul J. Crispino (Deloitte Tax LLP)
Brett York (U.S. Department of Treasury)

July 14
Splitting Headaches: Final Regulations Under IRC Section 909 Suspend
(and Sometimes Eliminate) Foreign Tax Credits in 'Splitter' Transactions

James J. Tobin, Chair (Ernst & Young)
Andrew R. Walker (Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy)
Suzanne M. Walsh  (Internal Revenue Service)

June 17
VAT, the Only Answer That is a Real Answer
 Professor Michael Graetz
 (Columbia Law School)

May 27
The U.K.'s Diverted Profits Tax: What are the Implications for US Multinationals?  Is this a sign of things to come?

Harrison Cohen (Deloitte LLP)
Russell Fielder (KPMG LLP)
Matthew Newnes (EY LLP)
Matthew Ryan (PwC LLP)

 April 28
 Trade & Customs - Unlocking Above-the-Line Savings and Identifying Hidden Risks

Richard M. Belanger (Sidney Austin LLP)
Andrew Siciliano (KPMG LLP)

March 18
 Navigating the Subpart F Services Rules

Lowell Yoder(McDermott Will & Emery)
Marjorie Rollinson (Internal Revenue Service)

February 20

 Managing Foreign Earnings and Profits

Jasper Cummings (Alston & Bird)
Sam Kaywood (Alston & Bird)

January 16     
Tax Rulings, APAs, Mismatches and IP Regimes Under Attack by the European Commission - What is Going On?                                                                

Dr. Dennis Weber (Univ. of Amsterdam, Loyens & Loeff)
Dr. Johanna Hey (Univ. of Cologne, NYU)
Dr. Dennis Weber (Loyens & Loeff)

Prior Programs –
​Topics & Speakers

2017 Past Seminars


December 12
Navigating Section 905(c)
Elizabeth Nelson and Carl Dubert, PwC
November 16
CFC Regimes for Financial Service Entities in Territorial Systems

Mike Gaffney Partner at PwC

Steve Edge, Partner at Slaughter and May

October 17
Grecian Magnesite:  Where Do We Go From Here?

Ellen S. Brody, Roberts & Holland 

Michael J. Miller, Roberts & Holland

September 26PFICs - the recurring nightmare?"

Andrew Solomon of Counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell & 

Douglas Poms, Deputy International Tax Counsel

July 18The Panicked World of Permanent Establishment PlanningPeter Barnes (Counsel to Caplin & Drysdale and a Senior Fellow at Duke University)
June 13
The Partnership Aspects of the Regulations Under Section 385

Robert Cassanos (Fried Frank)

Brenda Zent (US Depart. of Treasury)

May 16
​Section 987

Stephen Jensen (IRS)

Jeffrey Dorfman (PWC)

Mike Mou (Deloitte Tax)

Lee Holt (E&Y)

Howard Wiener (KPMG)

April 13
Corporate and International Tax Reform

Ray Beeman (Principal E&Y)
Viva Hammer (Legislation Counsel with Congress's Joint Committee on Taxation)

David S. Miller (Partner at Proskauer Rose LLP)

Gretchen Sierra (Deloitte LLP)

March 14
Section 987 Regulations

Jeffrey Dorfman (PWC)
Brad Fein (Deloitte)
Lee Holt (E&Y)

Stephen Jensen (IRS)

Howard Weiner (KPMG)

February 14
The Section 901(m) Regulations:  Hybridity Breeds Complexity

Seth Green (KPMG LLP)

Jeffrey Parry (IRS)

Brenda Zent (Int'l Counsel, U.S. Treasury)

January 17
Die Hard 6:  Repat Free or Tax Hard

Karen Gilbreath Sowell (Ernst & Young LLP)
Brian Reed (Ernst & Young LLP)

Gary Scanlon (Attorney-Advisory, Int'l Tax Counsel U.S. Treasury)

Gordon Warnke (Linklaters LLP)

2014 Past Seminars
December 3
Spotting & Taxing Permanent Establishments: Frontier Issues
Richard Andersen (WilmerHale)
November 21
Corporate Inversions 
Deborah Paul, (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz)
Steve Edge, (Slaughter and May)
Professor Stephen Shay, (Harvard Law School)
Robert Stack (U.S. Department of Treasury) 

October 16
What Happens When You Uncheck a First-Tier Foreign Disregarded Entity?
You Thought It Was Simple?

James P. Fuller, Esq., (Fenwick & West LLP)
September 11
Captive Insurance / Still Confused After All These Years
J. Walker Johnson, (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)
July 17 
Dual consolidated loss rules in light of BEPS - lessons learned?
 John J. Merrick, (Internal Revenue Service)
 Calum Dewar, (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
 Carl A. Dubert, (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
 Philip Fried, (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
June 18
Current Developments in Cross Border Transactions  Ron Dabrowski, (United States Treasury)
James M. Gannon, (Deloitte Tax LLP)
John Womack, (Deloitte Tax LLP)

May 20
International tax reform: US and non-US developments
and the impact of the OECD's BEPS project

Eric E. Oman, (Ernst & Young)
Gerrit Groen, (Ernst & Young)
Daniel Brandstätter, (Ernst & Young)

 April 23
Current Developments for U.S. Investment in Canada 

 Firoz Ahmed, (Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)
Gordon Warnke, (Linklaters LLP)

March 18
Tax Morality, Professional Responsibility and Potential Penalties
in the International Tax Arena

Bryan C. Skarlatos, Esq., (Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP)

Feb 18

Transfer Pricing and Advance Pricing Agreements - State of the Union

Steven C. Wrappe, (Ernst & Young LLP)
Natalie Hodapp, (Internal Revenue Service)

January 21  
How Do You Put A Cross Border Debt/Equity Case Together?

Don Korb, (Sullivan & Cromwell)
Jim Gadwood, (Sullivan & Cromwell)

International Tax Institute, Inc.


2013 Past Seminars
December 17

International Commerce: State and  Local Tax Considerations                                                            

 Keith D. Eisenstein, (Ernst & Young LLP)
Jeffrey Friedman, (Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan LLP)
Arthur R. Rosen, (McDermott Will & Emery LLP)
November 12
Impact of FATCA on non-financial entities--how will we deal with this new information reporting regime?
Philip Wagman, Esq. (Clifford Chance)
Andrew R. Walker, Esq. (Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy)

October 16
How Reinvestment or Repatriation Plans Effect Financial Statement Reporting of Foreign Earnings? 
Cullen D. Walsh (Financial Accounting Standard Board)
Mark Bielstein (KPMG LLP)
Edward J. Abahoonie (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Michael Steinsaltz (Deloitte Tax LLP)

September 18

Corporate Inversions - Will They Ever End? Is there a Solution?


John Merrick (Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service)
Lewis R. Steinberg (Managing Director -
Head of Strategic Advisory, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC)
Willard Taylor (Adjunct Professor, NYU Law School)
July 18
How Common Foreign Currency Transactions by a Multinational's "Treasury Center" CFC Can Give Rise to Unfavorable Subpart F Whipsaws
 Danielle E. Rolfes
 International Tax Counsel (U.S. Department of the Treasury)
 Michael Farber (Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP)
Chip Harter (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP)
Yaron Z. Reich (Cleary, Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)
June 20

Cross-Border Debt Push-Downs in M&A Transactions: Selected Tax Issues

Olivier Dauchez (Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP)
Sally A. Thurston (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)
Jeffrey Trossman (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)
May 20

Learning from the Masters - What Sergio Garcia and Retief Goosen Can Teach Us About the Tax Treatment of Endorsement Contracts

Fred Feingold (Feingold & Alpert, LLP)
Amanda H. Nussbaum (Proskauer Rose LLP)

 April 17
Rethinking the Tax Treatment of Cross Border Derivatives Under U.S. Tax Law and Treaties

Mark E. Erwin, Chief, Branch 5,
Office of Associate Chief Counsel (INTL) (Internal Revenue Service)
Yoram Keinan (Greenberg Traurig LLP)
Anthony Tuths (Withum Smith & Brown, PC)

March 14

Foreign Tax Law: Its Relevance in Resolution of U.S. Tax Law Issues 

Jefferson VanderWolk (International Tax Counsel, Senate Finance Committee, U.S. Senate)
Kimberly S. Blanchard (Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP)
Erika W. Nijenhuis (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)

February 13

FATCA - The Final Word?

Michael Hirschfeld (Dechert LLP)
Mark Leeds (Mayer Brown LLP)
Humberto M. Reboredo (Credit Suisse AG)
Edward Tanenbaum (Alston & Bird LLP) 

January 9  
 U.S. REITs Investing Globally

Ameek Ponda (Sullivan & Worcester LLP)
Will Dixon (Citigroup Global Markets Inc)

2009 Past Seminars
December 8

Volcker Tax Reform Panel – International Recommendations

 Paul Oosterhuis (Skadden Arps)
 Peter Canellos (Wachtel, Lipton)
November 10
Bilateral and Multilateral Information Sharing – How “They” Are Gathering Information About You! And What You Should and Shouldn’t Do About It!
 Donald L. Korb (Former IRS Chief Counsel and now Sullivan & Cromwell)
 Diana L. Wollman (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)
October 20

 Foreign Corporations With U.S. Headquarters: What Tax Exposure?

Peter Glicklich (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP)
Abraham Leitner (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP)
September 15

 “Foreign Tax Credit” Generator Transactions

Bruce Kayle (Milbank)
July 7

Pending International Tax Legislative Proposals:  What Do They Say and What Effect Will They Have?

Eric Solomon (Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
Tax Policy)
Philip R. West (Steptoe & Johnson LLP)
June 16

Undeclared Foreign Accounts, Tax Fraud and the UBS Prosecutions: United States and European Perspectives on Voluntary Disclosure

Lawrence S. Feld (Offices of Lawrence S. Feld)
Jean Paul van den Berg (Stibbe)

May 12

Dual Consolidated Losses, Pitfalls and Opportunities

Guy A. Bracuti (KPMG)
Hal Hicks (Skadden Arps)

 April 15

U.S. vs. EU Approaches to Business Restructuring

Marc M. Levey (Baker & McKenzie LLP)
Monique van Herkson (Baker & McKenzie LLP)

March 10

Foreign Currency Structuring in the Current Economic Environment

Jeffrey Maddrey (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
Yoram Keinan (Greenberg Traurig LLP)

February 10

Extension of Anti-Conduit Financing Regulations to Disregarded Entities and Hybrid Instruments

Phyllis E. Marcus (IRS Branch Chief)
Mark Stone (Holland & Knight LLP)

January 21

Repatriation Alternatives Considering Notice 2008-91

Colleen O’Neil (Ernst & Young)
 James Tobin (Ernst & Young)

2016 Past Seminars


December 13An In-Depth Look at the Loan Origination Issue

Pamela Endreny (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom)

Erika Nijenhuis (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)

Stephen Shay (Harvard Law School)

Mark Stone (Holland & Knight)

November 17Fundamental Tax Aspects of the State Aid Controversy

David Rosenbloom (Caplin & Drysdale)

John Ryan (Matheson's)

Karl Soukup (European Commission)

Harmen van Dam (Loyens & Loeff)

October 18
Consolidating Acquired Intangible Property

Michael Steinsaltz (Deloitte Tax)

Robert B. Williams, Jr. (Senior Counsel, IRS Branch 4)

September 15

Privilege in the Cross-Border Context

Diana Wollman (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)

Jaume Bonet (Partner of the law firm Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira in Barcelona)

Michael Colburne - Thorsteinssons LLP

July 19
Current Issue Under Section 956
Andrew H. Braiterman (Hughes Hubbard & Reed)
William L. McRae (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton)
Peter F.G. Schuur (Debevoise & Plimpton)
June 14
The New §385 Regulation
Peter Blessing (KPMG)
Michael Mollerus (Davis Polk & Wardwell)
Raymond J. Stahl
(Asst to the Chief Branch 5/IRS, Associate Chief Counsel)
May 17
So, What's New in the New Model Treaty?

Quyen Huynh (Treasury)
Michael Miller (Roberts & Holland)

April 20
The Mounting Pressure on the Arm's Length Standard

Michael L. Schler (Cravath Swaine & Moore)
Richard W. Skillman (Caplin & Drysdale)

March 15
The REIT Provisions of the PATH Act

Peter Genz (King & Spalding)
David A. Levine (Office of Associate Chief Counsel-Int'l)
Jason Yen (Office of International Tax Counsel)

February 16
Inversion Transactions Update - Notice 2015-79 - An Awakened Force

Will Dixon (Citigroup Global Markets Inc.)
Philip B. Wright (Bryan Cave)

January 12
Practical Applications of Section 871(m) Regulations to Financial Instruments

Jeffrey Hochberg (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)
Karl Walli (US Department of the Treasury)

2010 Past Seminars
December 7

Foreign Tax Credit Splitting Events: Interim Guidance and Other Selected Topics

 Ron A. Dabrowski (IRS)
 Andy Braiterman (Hughes Hubbard)
 Erika Nijenhuis (Cleary)
November 9
Dividend Equivalent Witholding - Equity Swaps, Stock Loans and More
 Michael Farber (Davis Polk LLP)
 David Miller (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP)
October 14

Releasing Reserved Tax Assets -Survey of Different Countries' Rules

Stuart Chessman (Vivendi)
Mark Van Der Linden (Greenberg Traurig)
September 14

The Current State of Subpart F

James Tobin (Ernst & Young)
Colleen O'Neill (Ernst & Young)
July 13

International Tax Revenue Raisers Contained in the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act


Jose Murillo, (US Dept of the Treasury)
Robert H.C. Wilkerson (KPMG)

June 8

The (Im)Proper Use of Holding Companies

Lodewijk Berger (Loyens & Loeff (USA) BV)
 Drew Morier (Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt)
 Richard Reinhold (Willkie, Farr & Gallagher LLP)

May 11

Container Corporation and the State of Guarantees

Will Dixon (Citigroup)
Gordon E. Warnke (Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP)

 April 20

The VERITAS Case and Cost Sharing Agreements

Will Dixon (Citigroup)
Gordon E. Warnke (Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP)

March 10

Is There Cross-Border Tax Planning After Schering Plough and Other Recent Cases?

Mark Leeds (Greenberg Traurig)
Orrin Tilevitz (Juno Investments)

February 9

Corporate Inversions: The Re-Making of Section 7874?

John Merrick (IRS)
Lewis Steinberg (UBS Securities LLC)

Edward Tannenbaum (Alston + Bird LLP)

January 12

Selected Aspects of Title V of the Tax Extenders Act of 2009: The Revised FACTA Legislation

Andrew Solomon (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)

Judith Fiorini (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)

2012 Past Seminars
December 11

Selected Current Tax Issues in Outbound and Inbound Employee Transfers

M. Grace Fleeman, Senior Technical Reviewer (IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International))
 Veena K. Murthy (KPMG)
Benedict Francis (KPMG)
November 14
 Do Corporations Need Tax Treaties? 
Reuven S. Avi-Yonah (The University of Michigan Law)
October 17

Notice 2012-39: The Implications of Treating Boot in an Outbound Reorganization as an Advanced Payment for Intangibles 

Ronald A. Dabrowski, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel
 (International - Technical (IRS))
 Mark Boyer (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
John Kennedy (Deloitte Tax)

September 12

Tax Treaty LoB Provisions: Selected Practical Issues


Richard L. Reinhold (Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP)
Robert Scarborough (Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US)
Philip R. West (Steptoe & Johnson LLP (DC)

July 18

The Future of International Taxation - Point Counterpoint

Paul W. Oosterhuis (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher
  & Flom LLP)
 Lee Sheppard (Tax Analysts)
June 6

Selected European Experience with the Patent Box - Is It Right for the U.S. and/or
 Can We Use a European One?

David Hardy (Osler, Hoskin & Harcout LLP)
Pere Pons (Uria Menendez)
John Ryan (Matheson Ormsby Prentice)
Jean-Paul van den Berg (Stibble New York)

May 9

Recent Outbound Guidance, Including Notice 2012-15 and 909/901
Where We Are Now

 John J. Merrick (Internal Revenue Service)
Colleen O'Neill Ernst & Young LLP)
Andrew P. Solomon Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)

 April 11
Cocktail Chatter: Six Sexy Ethical Issues You Will Want to Chatter About At Your Next International Cocktail Party

Bryan Skarlatos (Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP)
Diana Wollman (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)
James R. Gadwood (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)

March 14

Cross-Border Spin-Off Transactions

Devon Bodoh (KPMG LLP)
Will Dixon (Citigroup Global Markets Inc.)
David Rievman (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher &
 Flom LLP)

February 8

 Section 892 Proposed Regulations --
A Big Step Towards Fixing a Big Mess

Ronald A. Dabrowski, Deputy
 Associate Chief Counsel
 (International-Technical (IRS))
William McRae
(Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP)
Gordon Warnke
(Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP)

January 11  
So You Wanted a Territorial Tax System. But Did You Want THIS?                                                                     

Lauren Angelilli (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP)
John L. Buckley (Georgetown University Law Center)
Michael Schler (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP)

2011 Past Seminars
December 14

Naughty or Nice -- Cross-Border Tax Issues in an Economic Downturn

Deborah L. Paul (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz)
T. Eiko Stange (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz)

November 9
 How U.S. Tax Law Encourages Investment Through Tax Havens

Carol B. Tan (Special Counsel, IRS, Office of Associate
Chief Counsel (International))
 David S. Miller (Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taff LLP)

October 22

FIRPTA - Tales from the Crypt

Kimberly Blanchard (Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP)
Michael Miller (Roberts & Holland LLP)

September 22

Recent Developments in the Taxation of Cross-Border Hybrid Instruments

Lucy W. Farr (Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP)
Yoram Keinan (Greenberg Traurig LLP)
July 13

Protecting the Treaty Interests of Cross-Border Portfolio Investors

 Patricia Brown (University of Miami School of Law)
Keith Lawson (Investment Company Institute)

June 8

FATCA Revisited: Notice 2011-34 and Beyond

Jesse Eggert (Associate International Tax,

 Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC)
Erika Nijenhuis (Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP)
John Staples (Burt, Staples & Maner LLP)

May 11

"Blockers" Corporations, Pass-throughs and More

 John C. Hart (Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP)
Willard B. Taylor (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP)

 April 6

Competent Authority Demystified

Michael Danilack, Deputy Commissioner (LB&I, IRS)
Carol Dunahoo (Baker & McKenzie LLP)

March 9

Offshoring" Intangibles - Section 367(d) - Existing Questions and Budget Proposals

Charles W. Cope (KMPG LLP)
David R. Hardy (Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP)
Philip Tretiak (Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

February 9

The Hopscotch Rule: Section 956 Foreign Tax Credits Before and After Section 960(c)

John Merrick (IRS)
Gary M. Friedman (Debevoise)
Lewis Steinberg (Credit Suisse)

January 18

Passive Foreign Investment Companies - Things You  Need to Know About PFICs But Never Dared to Ask

Jeffery G. Mitchell (IRS)
Edward Gonzalez (Skadden Arps)
Zvi Hahn (Katten Muchin) 

2008 Past Seminars
December 9

Dividend Withholding Avoidance Techniques

Stuart Leblang (Akin Gump)
November 11
Taxation of Foreign Investments in U.S. Distressed Debt
 David S. Miller (Cadwalader)
 Stephen Land (Linklaters)
October 21

 Canada Protocol — Anti Hybrid Provisions

 Michael Mundaca (International Tax Affairs, Dept of the Treasury)
 Kim Blanchard (Weil Gotshal)
September 16

 Is Transfer Pricing Broken?

 Edward D. Kleinbard (Joint Committee of Taxation)
 Willard Taylor (Sullivan & Cromwell)
July 15

The Derivative Benefits Provision of U.S. Income Tax Treaties

 Hans de Groot (Loyens & Loeff)
 Michael J. Miller (Roberts & Holland)
June 17

Transfer Pricing Disputes

Reeves C. Westbrook (Covington)
 Louis E. Carlow (PWC)
 Richard Tremblay (Osler)

May 13

The IRS's Approach to Cost Sharing Buy-in Payments

Rocco V. Femia (Miller & Chevalier)
 David Blair (Miller & Chevalier)

 April 22

Proposed Contract Manufacturing Regulations

Michael A. DiFronzo (IRS)
Peter Connors (Orrick)
Colleen O'Neill (Ernst & Young)

March 11

Cross-Border Issues of Life Settlements

Jim Guadiana (Torys)

John T. Lutz (McDermott Will & Emery)

February 20

Cross-Border Implications of Notice 2008-2 Regarding Prepaid Forward Contracts

Mark H. Leeds (Greenberg Traurig)
Jeffrey L. Dorfman (IRS)

January 8

Corporate Repos — The Next Income Trust?

 Jeffrey D. Scheine (Kaye Scholer)
 William Corcoran (Osler)

2023 - 2008 Past Seminars

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January 31The “Active Trade Requirement” — Section 367 vs. the World
William Dixon & David Rievman
February 28Modifications to the FIRPTA Rules - A Review of Final and Proposed Regulations
Christine Piar, Audrey Goldman, John Merrick and Arielle Borsos
March 28The Decline (and Fall?) of Section 367(b)
Gary R. Scanlon, John J. Merrick, Elena Madaj, Laura Williams

April Reception
May 23Cross-Border Financing Update
Maarten de Bruin, Ailish Finnerty, ​Alex Jupp,Sara Zablotney


January 11
More Final Foreign Tax Credit Regulations
Teisha Ruggiero, Caren Shein, Laura Shi, Ray Stahl, Suzanne Walsh
February 22
What Pillar II Means for US Multinationals
Bob Stack, Calum Dewar, Vincent van der Lans & Jim Petrie
March 15
Final Section 958 and Proposed Regulations on Partnerships and PFICs
Leni Perkins, Edward Tracy, Charlotte Chry, Joe Calianno & Kim Blanchard
April 26
The EU Shell Entity Directive
Vincent van der Lans, Stephen Jordan, Gerry Thornton & Margriet Lukkein
May 17
The IRS's Enforcement of Foreign Info Return Penalties & the Practitioner's Duty to Promote Compliance
Megan Brackney, William Buchanan & Katrina Robinson
June 14
International Tax Issues Surrounding Digital Assets
Anthony Tuths, Erika Nijenhuis, Sulolit Mukherjee, Roger M. Brown & Lorenz Haselberger
July 21
Section 245A:  Participation in a GILTI World
Libin Zhang, Joshua Ruland, Laura Williams & Taylor M. Kiessig

Sept 20
The New Corporate Minimum Tax and Some International Tax Consequences 
Jonathan G. Goldman,Alec J. Jarvis, Paul Schockett, Jason T. Smyczek
October 25Tax Treaty UpdateHenry Louie, Quyen Huynh and Arlene Fitzpatrick
November 29Foreign-Parented US Debtors: Inversion Risks and Contributions of Debt to Capital
Mark Hoffenberg, Anthony V. Sexton and Andrew L. Wigmore
December 13The Proposed Foreign Tax Credit Regulations – Good News Before Year-end?
Ninee Dewar, Brad LaBonte, Teisha Ruggiero and Laura Shi


December 23
The Taxation of Inbound Debt Investing
Jason Schwartz & Matthew Stevens
November 29
Entity Classification Issues - Including some Surprises!
Marty Hamilton & Dan Paulos
Note:  No Webinar

September 29
Treaty Resourcing Through the Hall of Mirrors
Patricia Brown, Steven Dean & David Hardy
September 19
International Partnership Considerations Grab Bag
B. Chase Wink, Tim Chan, Nazmiye Gokcebay & Barbara Rasch
July & August
Note:  No Webinar

June 8
Analyzing the Administration's Int'l Tax Reform Proposals and Prospects for Enactment
Barbara Angus, Colleen O'Neill, Paul Oosterhuis and Wade Sutton
May 27
The Role and Future of Tax Treaties in Light of the Inclusive Framework
Mary Bennett, Jesse Eggert, Maikel Evers & Joshua Odintz
April 27
Structured Inbound Investments for Sovereign Wealth Funds and Pension Funds:  Technical Issues and Practical Considerations
Abraham Leitner & Sam Riesenberg
March 17
SPACs:  Cross-Border Issues that Matter
Will Dixon, Devon Bodoh & Lauren Angelilli
Feb 25
Avoiding Conflict - The Tax Court's 2021 decision in Adam's Challenge...

Harrison Cohen

David Rosenbloom

Jan 15
Exploring the Cross-border Implications of GLAM 2020 & the Meaningless Gesture Doctrine
Kevin Jacobs, John Lovelace & Gordon Warnke


December 15
The New PFIC Regulations
Ethan Atticks, Zvi Hahn, Surjya Mitra, Je Baik, Kristi Crabtree & Christina Daniels
November 17
Understanding the New FTC Regulations
Ron Dabrowski, Layla Asali, Barbara Felker, Laura Shi & Jason Yen
October 20
The Final BEAT Regulations
Joseph Calianno, Amie Colwell Breslow, Azeka Abramoff & Karen Walny
September 8
Final Section 163(j) Regulations
Amanda H. Nussbaum, Kevin M. Jacobs, Azeka Abramoff & Jaime Park
August 4
The High-Tax Exception:  Final & Proposed Regulations
Colleen O'Neill, Jose Murillo, John Merrick & Wade Sutton
July 14
The Final FDII Regulations
Marissa K. Rensen, KPMG, Joe Dewald, IRS Office of Associate Chief of Counsel (INTL), Branch 6, Carol Tan, IRS Office of Associate Chief Counsel (INTL), Jason Yen, Office of Tax Policy, Department of Treasury
June 16Foreign Branches
Kim Blanchard, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Brian Jenn, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
March - MayCOVID-19 - No seminar

February 18BREXIT & NAFTA - Treaty and Other Considerations
Mark Stone, Holland & Knight and Vincent van der Lans, Loyens & Loeff
January 21New Foreign Tax Credit Regulations
Christopher P. Bowers, Skadden; Caren Shein, Deloitte & Suzanne Walsh, IRS


December 10BEAT Regulations
Michael Steinsaltz, Deloitte; Azeka Abramoff & Peter Merkel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel
November 12Planning for Private Equity in Light of Global DevelopmentSteve Clausen, EY & David Schnabel, Davis Polk
October 15Cross-Border Opportunities, Traps and DevelopmentsJoseph Calianno, BDO USA & MIchael MIller, Roberts & Holland
September 17EU Developments....Nicole Hinton, Maarten Maaskant, Mark Keogh, Serge Huysmans
July 16GILTI and 245A Guidance

Dan McCall IRS Counsel/Treasury

Martin Milner, EY
Laura Williams, EY

June 11Update on Recent IRS Guidance:  PFIC, 956 and Any Other Late Breaking News

Raymond J. Stahl, IRS Counsel/Treasury

Rose E. Jenkins, IRS Counsel/Treasury

Victor E. Gatti, KPMG

May 14What's New with the U.S. Anti-Hybrid Rules?

Robert Rothenberg, Deloitte Tax

John Merrick, IRS Counsel

Brian Krause, Skadden

Mindy Herzfeld, Ivins, Phillips & Barker

April 16FDII - Implications of the New 250 Regulations

Kenneth Jeruchim, IRS Counsel/Treasury

Marissa Rensen, Special Counsel

Anna Voortman, EY

B. Chase Wink, Skadden

March 19Issues Under the Proposed FTC Regulations and Some Early Observations on the Proposed FDII Regulations

Peter H. Blessing, KPMG

Jay Tata, KPMG

Marjorie Rollinson, EY

February 12The New Anti-Grecian Rules:  Recent Guidance Under Section 864(c)(8)

Michael J. Miller, Roberts & Holland

Harrison Cohen, Deloitte

January 22Recent Guidance onSection 956 and Section 245A

​Ninee Dewar, PwC

​Kevin Liss, PwC

​Philip Fried, PwC