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Session : ABATX901
Affiliated and Related Corporations
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Devon M. Bodoh, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, Washington, DC
  • Recent Developments. This panel will review recent developments in the consolidated return area, including relevant private letter rulings and technical advice memoranda. Moderator: Mark Schneider, Deloitte Tax LLP, Washington, DC; Panelists: Mark Banks-Golub, Ernst & Young LLP, Chicago, IL; Marie Milnes-Vasquez, Senior Technician Reviewer, Branch 4, IRS, Washington, DC; Jay Singer, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Washington, DC
  • Intercompany Obligations. This panel will review developments relating to intercompany obligations. Moderator: Jeff Vogel, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Theresa Abell, Special Counsel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel, IRS, Washington, DC; William Alexander, Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Office of Associate Chief Counsel, IRS, Washington, DC; Bryan Collins, Deloitte Tax LLP, Washington, DC; Brian Peabody, Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, DC


Session : ABATX902
Foreign Activities of US Taxpayers
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Bernard T. Bress, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Washington, DC
  • Section 367 Issues. This panel will focus on recent guidance under section 367 and the interaction of that section with other tax rules, such as the basis rules of section 362. The panel will explore the recent guidance and look at the issues the guidance potentially raises. SPEAKERS: Marjorie Rollinson, Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, DC; John Merrick, Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Office of Chief Counsel (International), IRS, Washington, DC; Jose Murillo, Attorney-Advisor, Office of International Tax Counsel, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC.
  • Subpart F Developments (Focusing on Contract Manufacturing Regulations). This panel will review the latest subpart F developments, including the contract manufacturing regulations. SPEAKERS: Barbara Angus, Angus & Nickerson LLC, Washington, DC; Peter Daub, Baker & McKenzie LLP, Washington, DC; Mike DiFronzo, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (International), Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), IRS, Washington, DC; Itai Grinberg, Attorney-Advisor, Office of International Tax Counsel, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC.


Session : ABATX903
VAT and Other Consumption Taxes
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Professor Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Designing a Federal Add-On GST. This panel will discuss the major design choices that need to be taken if the US were to follow the rest of the OECD and adopt a Federal Goods and Services Tax. MODERATOR: Professor Reuven Avi-Yonah, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI. PANELISTS: Professor Thomas Field, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC; Itai Grinberg, Attorney Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC.
  • VAT and Financial Services. This panel will address one of the vexing problems facing a VAT: how to tax financial services. The panel will survey various approaches adopted by other countries and discuss in depth what might be the best approach for the US. MODERATOR: Yoram Keinan, Greenberg Traurig, New York, NY. PANELISTS: Professor Alan Schenk, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI; Thomas van der Vliet, Greenberg Traurig, New York, NY.


Session : ABATX904
Administrative Practice
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Ronald Buch Jr., McKee Nelson LLP, Washington, DC
  • Important Developments. This panel will discuss important developments in administrative practice that have occurred since the 2008 Joint Fall CLE Meeting in San Francisco, CA. MODERATOR: Kevin Johnson, Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Martin, Philadelphia, PA.
  • IRS Whistleblower Program. A penalty flag on the field? Reviewing the new IRS whistleblower action in the big leagues. MODERATOR: Phillip Pillar, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Philadelphia, PA. PANELISTS: Eli Dicker, TEI, Washington, DC; Reuben Guttman, Grant & Eisenhofer LLP, Washington, DC; Stephen Kesselman, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Washington, DC; Dan Wiles, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Washington, DC; Stephen Whitlock, Director, Whistleblower Office, IRS, Washington, DC.
  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Effects on Examination and Collection. The recent economic events will undoubtedly result in an increase in bankruptcy filings. Given that likelihood, now is a good time to review and consider the effect of bankruptcy and/or insolvency on tax issues both in determining the liability and dealing with outstanding liabilities. Understanding the benefits bankruptcy may offer as well as the pitfalls it can impose will assist you in representing clients in bad economic times. The panel will consider, among other issues, the effects of bankruptcy on the federal tax lien, the impact of bankruptcy for taxpayers under examination and the collection of taxes through the bankruptcy case. Moderator: Fred F. Murray, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Professor T. Keith Fogg, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, PA; Lawrence D. Garr, Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Washington, DC; Fred Schindler, Director, IRS Collection Policy, IRS, Washington, DC; Thomas R. Thomas, Division Counsel, SB/SE Division, IRS, Washington, DC.
  • Disclosure and Penalty Protection for Taxpayers and Advisors. This panel will review various penalty provisions in the Code, including the accuracy-related penalties under sections 6662 and 6662A, the reportable transaction penalties under sections 6707 and 6707A and the return preparer penalties under section 6694, and will discuss the circumstances in which the disclosure or reporting of a position can provide a defense to those penalties. Moderator: Corina Trainer, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Bryon Christensen, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC; Michael J. Desmond, McKee Nelson LLP, New York, NY; Henry Schneiderman, Special Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Washington, DC.


Session : ABATX905
Banking and Savings Institutions
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  • Chair: Michelle M. Henkel, Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA
  • Financial Crisis: Actions and Reactions of the IRS and Other Regulatory Agencies. The panel will discuss the regulatory and legal developments occurring in response to, and in attempts to resolve, the financial crisis of late September 2008. Issues to be discussed will include troubled workouts, preservation of NOLs and other tax attributes, restructuring of distressed debt, short sales and banking seizures. Moderator: Charles W. Wheeler, Alston & Bird LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: William L. McRae, Gleary Gottlieb, New York, NY; David Shapiro, Senior Counsel, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC; Peter A. Stokes, Fulbright & Jaworski, Austin, TX.
  • State Income Tax Landscape in Flux for Bank-Owned Private REITs. A review of typical in-house private REIT structures, including bank structures and hoped-for federal and state income tax consequences; challenges being asserted by state taxing authorities; survey of recently enacted and pending state legislative reforms targeted at private REITs. Panelist: Peter J. Genz, King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta, GA.
  • Credit Derivatives: The Eye of the Storm. This panel will discuss some of the multitude of tax issues in the credit derivatives storm: (i) Important non-CDS contracts—PAYGO and Recovery swaps; (ii) What happens when your counterparty goes bankrupt? (iii) The new CDS Clearinghouse—tax implications? (iv) Mark-to-market—still appropriate for these products? Moderator: Viva Hammer, Crowell & Moring LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Robert H. Dilworth, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Washington, DC; David M. Hasen, 2008-09 Professor In Residence, IRS, Washington, DC; Anna Kim, Office of Chief Counsel, Financial Institutions and Products, IRS, Washington, DC.


Session : ABATX906
Closely Held Businesses and Business Cooperatives & Agriculture
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Closely Held Businesses Chair: William P. Prescott, Wickens Herzer Panza Cook & Batista Co, Avon, OH
  • Business Cooperatives & Agriculture Chair: Tyrus H. Thompson, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Arlington, VA
  • Introduction to Cooperatives. The topics covered by this panel are listed below and will include an introduction to the new Uniform Limited Cooperative Association Act. 1) What is a Cooperative? 2) Types of Cooperatives; 3) Basics of Cooperative Taxation; 4) Forming a Cooperative and 5) When to Consider Structuring a Venture as a Cooperative. Moderator: Gregory R. Wilson, San Francisco, CA. Panelists: Professor Thomas Geu, University of South Dakota School of Law, Vermillion, SD; Tyrus H. Thomson, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Arlington, VA; Craig A. Houghton, Baker Manock & Jensen PC, Fresno, CA.
  • A Primer on Professional Cooperatives. This panel will provide an overview of utilizing a cooperative for a professional organization. Panelist: Craig A. Houghton, Baker Manock & Jensen PC, Fresno, CA.


Session : ABATX907
Estate and Gift Taxes
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Martin Hall, Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston, MA
  • Current Developments. This panel will review developments in federal estate, gift and generation-skipping laws, from September 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008. Panelists: Benjamin G. Carter, Smith Stephens & Carter, Dallas, TX; Stacey Delich-Gould, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, New York, NY; Catherine V. Hughes, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, Department of Treasury, Washington DC.
  • Use of Trusts with Buy-Sell Agreements. The development of a long term capital structure for corporate family business succession frequently involves the use of trusts with buy-sell agreements. This panel will explore important tax and non-tax issues relating to the structuring and drafting of shareholder buy-sell agreements when some of the shareholders are dynasty trusts or other estate planning trusts, and the corporation is now or in the future owned and managed by the second or third generation of family members. PANELISTS: Curtis Elliott, Culp Elliott & Carpenter PLLC, Charlotte, NC; Louis A. Mezzullo, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP, Rancho Santa Fe, CA.
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples. Many basic estate planning techniques are not available to unmarried couples – whether opposite sex couples who decline to marry, or same sex couples who are unable to marry or to have their marriages recognized. The rapidly evolving state laws on the recognition of same sex marriages can affect the planning landscape. This session will examine where unmarried couples are discriminated against, how such discrimination can be mitigated and where special planning opportunities exist. Speaker: Joshua S. Rubenstein, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, New York, NY.
  • Planning for the Increasing Costs of Education. No matter what the economic climate, clients are always interested in consulting with their advisors regarding the best way to provide for the educational expenses of their children and grandchildren. This program will review the basics of planning for educational expenses, including effective use of the exclusion from gift tax under §2503(e), and will compare the benefits of trusts, custodial accounts and 529 plans, and explore some more creative possibilities such as dynasty trusts and “HEET” trusts. Speaker: Sharon L. Klein, Fiduciary Trust Company International, New York, NY.


Session : ABATX908
Individual and Family Taxation
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Professor Bryan T. Camp, Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, TX
  • Housing Markets: Incentives, Bailouts and Social Policy. This panel will discuss the variety of tax policy tools that Congress can use to affect the housing options of individual taxpayers hit by disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina. Specifically, the panel will address various aspects of: bailouts, mortgage foreclosures, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, first time home buyers credit, section 121 including non-qualified use, involuntary conversions and other housing related tax provisions. MODERATOR: Professor Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz, Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA. PANELISTs: Eric A. San Juan, Acting Tax Legislative Counsel, Office of Tax Legislative Counsel, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC; Professor James A. Richardson, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Honey, I Took the Business. This panel will discuss tax strategies for the transfer of business interests in divorce settlements. MODERATOR: Professor Thomas White, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, VA. PANELIST: Jerald D. August, Fox Rothschild LLP, West Palm Beach, FL.


Session : ABATX910
Formation of Tax Policy
Conference : 2009 Midyear Meeting
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  • Chair: Joe Mikrut, Capitol Tax Partners, Washington, DC
  • A Retrospective of the Tax Policies of the Bush Administration. The challenges, accomplishments and regrets in the areas of tax legislation, administrative guidance and process will be analyzed by the Department of Treasury Officials who were on the front-line – the current and former Assistant Secretaries for Tax Policy. Moderator: Joe Mikrut, Capitol Tax Partners LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Eric Solomon, Assistant Secretary, Office of Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), Department of Treasury, Washington, DC; Pamela F. Olson, Skadden Arps Slate Meaghar & Flom LLP, Washington, DC; Gregory F. Jenner, Stoel Rives LLP, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Looking Forward to the Tax Policies of the Obama Administration. The tax proposals of the incoming Obama Administration and the challenges facing the enactment of those policies will be described and analyzed. Moderator: Chris Javens, Capitol Tax Partners, LLP, Washington, DC. Panelists: Eric Toder, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC; Alex Brill, The American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC.


Session : ABATX911
Investment Management
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  • Chair: Deanna Flores, KPMG LLP, San Diego, CA
  • Foreign Investors in Distressed Debt and Distressed Debt Funds. This panel will discuss current tax issues concerning the restructuring of distressed debt. MODERATOR: John Lutz, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, New York, NY. PANELISTS: Peter A. Furci, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY; Stuart E. Leblang, Akin Gump Straus Hauer & Feld LLP, New York, NY.
  • Selected Tax Issues Arising from the Debt Crisis and the Wall Street Bailout. Topics to be discussed will include classification of “Fannie/Freddie” debt, the adjustable rate preferred settlements and the taxation of capital contributions. Moderator: Dale Collinson, KPMG LLP, Washington, DC. PANELISTS: Rebecca Lee, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Washington, DC; Jeffrey Van Hove, Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel (Tax Regulation), Office of Tax Policy, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC.
  • Performance Anxiety: How a Counterparty’s Performance Can Complicate Your Tax Life. This panel will focus on the problems created by defaults of a counterparty, and the extent to which these problems have been relieved by recent guidance. MODERATOR: Steven M. Rosenthal, Ropes & Gray LLP, Washington, DC. PANELISTS: David Garlock, Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, DC; Michael Novey, Associate Tax Legislative Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, Department of Treasury, Washington, DC.



     


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