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ON DEMAND: ALL DAY TAX CONFERENCE - The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Conference with the Government and Private Sector to Discuss the Legislation

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**This is a previously recorded program, originally recorded on January 25, 2018.
 
This is a recorded on-demand webinar from an all day tax conference that was held on January 25, 2018 at Jones Day. There is over 15 hours of content from panels and speeches discussing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impact on individuals, corporations, pass-throughs, tax-exempt organizations, and the global economy. Key staff from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Senate Committee on Finance, and the Joint Committee on Taxation presented, alongside Treasury officials, private practitioners, economists, professors, and members of think tanks. This wide-ranging discussion will explain and analyze issues that include the overhaul of the U.S. international tax system, technical issues raised by the Act, and the possible economic incentives and disincentives for numerous segments of our economy and our trading partners.
 
Featured government speakers who participated include Thomas A. Barthold, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation; Barbara Angus, Chief Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Tony Coughlan, Senior Tax Counsel, Senate Committee on Finance; Dana L. Trier, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), United States Treasury; Douglas L. Poms, International Tax Counsel, United States Treasury; and Thomas C. West Jr., Tax Legislative Counsel, United States Treasury.
 
This all day event was sponsored by the D.C. Bar Taxation Community. Cosponsored by Tax Analysts and Bloomberg Tax.
 
On Demand Registration Fees: $150 Government/Nonprofit Employee; $150 Tax Community Member/Outside Co-sponsoring Organizations; $175 D.C. Bar Member; $200 Non-member
 
Please select Individual Registration to register.  
 
AGENDA:
 
Plenary Session: Overview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act  
 
MODERATOR: Scott M. Levine, Partner, Jones Day
 
PANELISTS: Thomas A. Barthold, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation; Mary Gillmarten, Tax Editor, International, Bloomberg Tax; Alec Phillips, Managing Director, U.S. Macroeconomics Research, Goldman Sachs & Co.; Martin A. Sullivan, Chief Economist, Tax Analysts; Thomas C. West Jr., Tax Legislative Counsel, United States Treasury
 
Breakout Session 1
 
International Tax Reform: Transition from Worldwide Taxation to Territorial System
 
MODERATOR: Layla J. Asali, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered
 
PANELISTS: Ryan Abraham, Senior Tax and Energy Counsel, Senate Committee on Finance; Nita Asher, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Harrison Cohen, Director, Deloitte Tax LLP; Aaron Junge, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Lindsay M. Kitzinger, Attorney-Advisor, United States Treasury; Jose E. Murillo, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
 
Corporate Tax Reform: Interest Expense Limitations
 
MODERATOR: Timothy S. Shuman, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
 
PANELISTS: Christopher P. Bowers, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP; Randy Herndon, Tax Counsel, Sen. Patrick J. Toomey (R-PA); Karl E. Russo, Senior Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation; Brenda Zent, Special Advisor on International Taxation, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury
 
Individual Tax Reform: Overview
 
MODERATOR: Mark J. Mazur, Robert C. Pozen Director, Tax Policy Center
 
PANELISTS: Chris J. Conlin, Tax Counsel, Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-IA) (Invited); Andrew L. Grossman, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Janet McCubbin, Director, Individual Tax Analysis, United States Treasury; Alan Viard, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
 
Tax-Exempt Tax Reform: Overview of Major Tax Reform Provisions
 
MODERATOR: Alexander L. Reid, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
 
PANELISTS: Gordon M. Clay, Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Roger P. Colinvaux, Director, Law and Public Policy Program, and Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Kimberly Eney, Of Counsel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Elinor Ramey, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury; John Schoenecker, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means
 
Breakout Session 2
 
International Tax Reform: Shift to a Territorial System or Worldwide Taxation without Deferral? Participation Exemption, GILTI, and Related Issues
 
MODERATOR: Michael J. Caballero, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
 
PANELISTS: Jennifer S. Acuña, Senior Tax Counsel and Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Finance; Paul Chen, Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation; Aaron Junge, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Douglas L. Poms, International Tax Counsel, United States Treasury; Danielle Rolfes, Partner, KPMG LLP; Gretchen Sierra, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP
 
Corporate Tax Reform: Capital Contributions, DRDs, NOLs, and Expensing
 
MODERATOR: William Alexander, Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
 
PANELISTS: Jeffrey S. Arbeit, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Joshua T. Brady, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Randell Gartin, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Wade Sutton, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Natalie Tucker, Legislation Tax Accountant, Joint Committee on Taxation; Mark E. Warren, Senior Tax Counsel, Sen. John D. Thune (R-SD); Brett York, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury
 
Individual Tax Reform: Impact on Lower-Income Individuals and Families
 
MODERATOR: Alexandra Thornton, Senior Director, Tax Policy, Center for American Progress
 
PANELISTS: Nancy Abramowitz, Professor of Practice of Law and Director of the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic, American University, Washington College of Law; Andrew L. Grossman, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Shafron E. Hawkins, Majority Staff Director, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth, Chairman Timothy E. Scott (R-SC)
 
Tax Reform’s Impact on Charitable Giving and Estate Planning
 
MODERATOR: Jennifer B. Goode, Partner, Birchstone Moore LLC
 
PANELISTS: Edward J. Beckwith, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP; Gordon M. Clay, Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Elinor Ramey, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury; John Schoenecker, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means
 
Lunch and a Conversation with Barbara and Tony
 
SPEAKERS: Barbara Angus, Chief Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; J. Anthony (Tony) Coughlan, Senior Tax Counsel, Senate Committee on Finance
 
Breakout Session 3
 
International Tax Reform: The BEAT, the Hybrid Mismatch Rule, and Anti-Inversion Provisions
**Content was not recorded for this session.  Materials can be accessed via the Marketplace.  
 
MODERATOR: David G. Noren, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
 
PANELISTS: Jennifer S. Acuña, Senior Tax Counsel and Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Finance; Joseph Calianno, Partner, BDO USA, LLP; Jesse Eggert, Principal, KPMG LLP; Viva Hammer, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Kevin C. Nichols, Senior Counsel, Office of the International Tax Counsel, United States Treasury; Loren Ponds, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means
 
Partnership Tax Reform: Taxation of “Business Income” and Related Issues
 
MODERATOR: Robert J. Crnkovich, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP
 
PANELISTS: Audrey Ellis, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury; Randall Gartin, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Christopher H. Hanna, Senior Tax Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Finance; Paul McLaughlin, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Steven M. Rosenthal, Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
 
Compensation & Benefits Tax Reform: Eliminating the Performance-Based Exception to Section 162(m) and Other Changes Regarding Compensation
 
MODERATOR: Kevin P. O’Brien, Partner, Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered
 
PANELISTS: Dominic DeMatties, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP; Aharon Friedman, Senior Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Stephen LaGarde, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury; Veena K. Murthy, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation
 
Insurance Sector-Related Tax Reform
**Content was not recorded for this session.  Materials can be accessed via the Marketplace.
 
MODERATOR: Philip M. Jacobs, Principal, KPMG LLP
 
PANELISTS: David Brazell, Financial Economist, United States Treasury; Misty Carter, Head of Tax, Lloyd’s America Inc.; Shafron E. Hawkins, Majority Staff Director, Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth, Chairman Timothy E. Scott (R-SC); Karl E. Russo, Senior Economist, Joint Committee on Taxation
 
Breakout Session 4
 
International Tax Reform: Tax Reform and Intellectual Property: IP Planning in the New World Order
 
MODERATOR: Joseph A. Goldman, Partner, Jones Day
 
PANELISTS: Rocco Femia, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered; Viva Hammer, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Loren Ponds, Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Zachary M. Rudisill, Tax Counsel, Sen. Robert J. Portman (R-OH); Jason Yen, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury
 
Partnership Tax Reform: Selected Provisions' Impact on Operating a Business in Partnership Form
 
MODERATOR: Robert G. Honigman, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
 
PANELISTS: Victoria Glover, Tax Advisor, House Committee on Ways and Means; Mark Opper, Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP; Bryan Rimmke, Attorney-Advisor, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury; Cecily W. Rock, Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Sarah Schaefer, Tax Policy Advisor, Senate Committee on Finance
 
Compensation & Benefits Tax Reform: Changes Regarding Fringe Benefits and Retirement Plans
 
MODERATOR: Rachel Leiser Levy, Principal, Groom Law Group
 
PANELISTS: Aharon Friedman, Senior Tax Counsel, House Committee on Ways and Means; Veena K. Murthy, Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation; Spencer F. Walters, Partner, Ivins, Phillips & Barker, Chartered; Harlan Weller, Senior Actuary, Office of Tax Policy, United States Treasury
 
Energy Sector-Related Tax Reform
**Content was not recorded for this session.  Materials can be accessed via the Marketplace.
 
MODERATOR: Amish M. Shah, Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
 
PANELISTS: Hannah Hawkins, Attorney-Advisor, Tax Legislative Counsel, United States Treasury; Sean Shimamoto, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Derek Theurer, Tax Counsel, Sen. William M. Cassidy (R-LA); Kashi M. Way, Senior Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation
 
Possible Impact of TCJA on State and Local Taxes
 
MODERATOR: John Allan, Partner, Jones Day
 
PANELISTS: David Brunori, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP; J. Anthony (Tony) Coughlan, Senior Tax Counsel, Senate Committee on Finance; Helen Hecht, General Counsel, Multistate Tax Commission; Daniel Hemel, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
 
Plenary Session (with Q&A): Now What? The Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the Business Community
 
MODERATOR: Eric Solomon, Principal, Ernst & Young LLP
 
PANELISTS: Manal S. Corwin, Principal, KPMG LLP; Stephen E. Shay, Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Dana Trier, Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), United States Treasury
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