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ON DEMAND: All-Day Conference: 2020 Tax Legislative and Regulatory Update Conference

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Credit: 0 Credit Hours
 
Run Time: 19.5 Hours 
 
**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on January 23, 2020.
 
This unique and comprehensive all-day tax conference was held at the D.C. Bar headquarters. This recorded program contains a full day of panel discussions with breakout sessions focusing on legislative and regulatory updates on corporate, partnership and individual taxation, tax-exempt tax reform, international tax and repatriation issues, tax planning, compensation and benefits reform, and more. Panelists include high-profile government officials from Treasury and the IRS, and staff of the House Ways and Means Committee, Senate Committee on Finance, and Joint Committee on Taxation.
 
Sponsored by: D.C. Bar Taxation Community
Related Communities of Interest: D.C. Bar Law Student Community

On Demand Registration Fees:
$50 Law Student Community Member
$200 Tax Community Member
$200 Government/Nonprofit Employee
$250 D.C. Bar Member
$300 Non-member

AGENDA AND SPEAKERS:

Legislative Update
Speakers:
• Tiffany Smith, Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, Senate Finance Committee
• Mark Warren, Chief Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, Senate Finance Committee
• Randy Gartin, Chief Tax Counsel, Republican Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means
• Andrew Grossman, Chief Tax Counsel, Democratic Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means
• Thomas Barthold, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation
• Janice Mays, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Moderator
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International Tax: Repatriation Issues: PTI, Basis and the Participation Exemption
Speakers:
• Jose E. Murillo, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
• Ronald Dabrowski, Principal, KPMG LLP
• Logan Kincheloe, Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel (International), Branch 4, Internal Revenue Service
• James S. Wang, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Layla J. Asali, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered, Moderator
 
Corporate Taxation: Mergers and Acquisitions Update
Speakers:
• Amie Breslow, Of Counsel, Jones Day
• Timothy Shuman, Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP
• Wade Sutton, Senior Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Katherine Zhang, Attorney, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Internal Revenue Service
• Devon M. Bodoh, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, Moderator
 
Partnership Tax: Hot Topics Including Partnership Issues Relating to Section 1061, Section 168(k), and Certain International Provisions
Speakers:
• Audrey Ellis, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
• Bryan Rimmke, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Melinda Harvey, Branch Chief, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 2, Internal Revenue Service
• Faith Colson, Senior Counsel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs and Special Industries), Branch 1, Internal Revenue Service
• Ari Berk, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP, Moderator
 
Tax Exempt: The New Section 4960 Excise Tax on Executive Compensation Paid by Exempt Organizations and Related Entities
Speakers:
• Brian Galle, Professor of Law, the Georgetown University Law Center
• Preston Quesenberry, Managing Director, KPMG LLP
• Elinor Ramey, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Amber Salotto, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Benefits Tax Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Gil J. Ghatan, Councel, Ropes & Gray LLP, Moderator
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International Taxation: GILTI & Subpart F Developments Including FTCs
Speakers:
• Gretchen Sierra, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP
• Danielle Rolfes, Partner, KPMG LLP
• Suzanne M. Walsh, Senior Counsel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 3, Internal Revenue Service
• Wade Sutton, Senior Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Jason Yen, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Michael Caballero, Partner, Covington & Burling, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Moderator
 
Corporate Taxation: Spin-Off Update
Speakers:
• Derek Cain, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
• Matthew Shaw, Director and Tax Counsel, Head of Federal Tax Planning and M&A, Nestlé USA, Inc.
• Colin Campbell, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• W. Reid Thompson, Attorney, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 4, Internal Revenue Service
• Steve Fattman, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP, Moderator
 
Partnership Taxation: Section 163(j) and Partnerships
Speakers:
• Jennifer Ray, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP
• Jeff Erickson, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP
• Bryan Rimmke, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Adrienne Mikolashek, Branch Chief, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs and Special Industries) Branch 3, Internal Revenue Service
• Eric B. Sloan, Partner, Gibson Dunn, Moderator
 
Charitable Giving and Estate Planning
Speakers:
• Beth Shapiro Kaufman, Member, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
• Cathy Hughes, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Edward J. Beckwith, Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Moderator
**This recording is incomplete and missing the last 30 minutes. We apologize for the inconvenience. The slides form the session are available in the handout. 
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Keynote Speaker, Michael Desmond, Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service and Assistant General Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
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International Tax: Cross-Border Financing: Hybrid Issues, Section 163(j), and Other Financing-Related Issues
Speakers:
• Michael DiFronzo, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
• Natan J. Leyva, Partner, Vinson & Elkins LLP
• Shane McCarrick, Senior Counsel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 4, Internal Revenue Service
• Brett York, Acting Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• David G. Noren, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Moderator
 
Corporate Tax: Consolidated Update
Speakers:
• Andrew Dubroff, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
• Graham Magill, Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
• Russell G. Jones, Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Internal Revenue Service
• John Lovelace, Office of Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 5, Internal Revenue Service
• Joshua Brady, Principal, Grant Thornton LLP, Moderator
 
Partnership Taxation: Opportunity Zone Update
Speakers:
• Benjamin Leff, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
• Sam Kamyans, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
• Bryan Rimmke, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Joy Spies, Senior Technician Reviewer, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs and Special Industries) Branch 1, Internal Revenue Service
• Lisa Zarlenda, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Moderator
 
Tax Controversy: Exploring Tax Issues Related to Regulatory Authority, Chevron Deference, and the Administrative Procedure Act
Speakers:
• Joseph Judkins, Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP
• Gilbert Rothenberg, Former Chief, Appellate Division, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice and Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University
• Emily M. Lesniak, Special Counsel, Procedure and Administration, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service
• Michael Carvin, Partner, Jones Day
• David Foster, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, Moderator
 
Compensation & Benefits Taxation: Latest Developments 
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International Taxation: Exploring the Final BEAT Regulations and Related Issues
Speakers:
• Robert E. Culbertson, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
• Caroline H. Ngo, Partner, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP
• Peter Merkel, Branch Chief, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 5, Internal Revenue Service
• Kevin C. Nichols, Senior Counsel, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Paul W. Oosterhuis, Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Moderator
 
Corporate Taxation: Corporate Issues and Opportunity Zones
Speakers:
• Ross Poulsen, Of Counsel, Jones Day, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Colin Campbell, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Austin Diamond-Jones, Assistant to the Branch Chief, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 1, Internal Revenue Service
• Jeffrey Vogel, Principal, KPMG LLP, Moderator
 
Partnership Taxation: Latest Developments on the Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction
Speakers:
• Matthew Lay, Managing Director, Deloitte, LLP
• Wendy L. Kribell, Senior Counsel, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs and Special Industries), Branch 3, Internal Revenue Service
• Steve R. Scheider, Partner, Baker McKenzie, Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University law Center, Moderator
 
Tax Controversy: Tax Litigation Update Including Recent Decisions, Procedural Issues, and the Impact on Both Corporate and Individual Taxpayers
Speakers:
• Nancy Abramowitz, Professor of Practice of Law and Director of the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, American University, Washington College of Law
• Thomas A. Cullinan, Counselor to the Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service
• Miriam L. Fisher, Partner, Latham & Watkins, LLP
• David Hubbert, Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Matters, Tax Division, Department of Justice
• Kathy Keneally, Partner, Jones Day, Moderator
 
Compensation & Benefits Tax Reform: Retirement Plan Legislation - How it May Impact Individuals and Employers 
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The OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on BEPS: Latest Developments
Speakers:
• L.G. "Chip" Harter, Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs), U.S. Department of the Treasury
• Robert Stack, Managing Director, Deloitte Tax LLP
• Itai Grinberg, Professor of Law, The Georgetown University Law Center
• Sandy Radmanesh, Senior Tax Counselor, German Embassy, D.C.
• Manal Corwin, Principal, KPMG LLP, Moderator
 
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