Beverly Hills Marriott & Online
Beverly Hills Marriott & Online, 1150 S Beverly Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA

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Event Date Wed Dec 1 PST - Fri Dec 3 PST (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Dec 1 11:15am - Fri Dec 3 7:30pm
Location Beverly Hills Marriott & Online
1150 S Beverly Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90035, USA
Region Americas

This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations.

This event will be the most comprehensive and insightful conference you could possibly attend on corporate tax. You will receive the very latest information, strategies and practical insights available from leading tax practitioners from law firms, accounting firms, corporations and academia from across the United States, along with policymakers from the IRS and the Department of the Treasury.
• Learn practical strategies and solutions
• Keep up with cutting-edge issues by learning about the hottest topics in corporate tax
• Gain insights from an outstanding faculty of more than 50 experts drawn from the government, private practice, corporations and academia
• Participate in a discussion of audience-selected transactions during our Corporate Transactions session
• Hear about the most “Interesting Transactions of the Past Year”
• Receive complimentary electronic access to PLI’s number one bestseller, The Corporate Tax Practice Series: Strategies for Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, • Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings

Topics Include:
• Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on corporate acquisitions and dispositions
• Possible impact of pending 2021 tax legislation
• Overview and strategies in representing sellers
• Transactions involving SPACs
• Tax strategies for financially troubled businesses
• Taxable transaction planning
• Understanding and managing stock basis and earnings and profits
• Corporate tax strategies and techniques using partnerships and LLCs
• Cross-border acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings


2021 Speakers


William D. Alexander
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Eric Solomon
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP


Azeka J. Abramoff
Special Counsel, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Internal Revenue Service

Annette M. Ahlers
Managing Director, Andersen

Lawrence M. Axelrod
Senior Partner, Ivins, Phillips & Barker

Douglas C. Bates
Branch Chief, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 4, Internal Revenue Service

Stephen R.A. Bates
Principal - National Tax Services, EY

Devon M. Bodoh
Partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Christian Brause
Principal, Sidley Austin LLP

Sandra R. Brown
Principal, Hochman Salkin Toscher Perez P.C.

Jaye A. Calhoun
Partner, Kean Miller LLP

Beth A. Carr
Tax Managing Partner, EY

Charlotte Chyr
Special Counsel to the Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs & Special Industries), Internal Revenue Service

Caroline D. Ciraolo
Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP

Marc A. Countryman
Partner, EY

Glenn E. Dance
Partner, Holthouse, Carlin, Van Trigt (HCVT) LLP

Austin M. Diamond-Jones
Senior Technician Reviewer, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 1, Internal Revenue Service

Michael A. DiFronzo
Principal, PwC

Julie A. Divola
Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Mary R. Duffy
Managing Director, Andersen

Jason R. Factor
Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Lucy W. Farr
Director, Office of Professional Responsibility, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Sharyn M. Fisk
Internal Revenue Service

Jonathan I. Forrest
Managing Principal, Deloitte Tax LLP

David L. Forst
Partner, Tax Group Chair, Fenwick & West LLP

Louis S. Freeman
Retired Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Nathan W. Giesselman
Tax Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

George A. Hani
Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Melinda E. Harvey
Branch Chief, Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 2, Internal Revenue Service

Joshua M. Holmes
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Milton B. Hyman
Partner, Irell & Manella LLP

Rachel D. Kleinberg
Tax Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Don A. Leatherman
W. Allen Separk Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law

Alexander Lee
Tax Partner, Cooley LLP

Charles J. Moll
Tax Expert, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

José E. Murillo
Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Tax Affairs, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Victor L. Penico
Managing Partner, Deloitte Tax LLP

Sarah E. Ralph
Oceania Law Leader, EY

David M. Rievman
Global Head, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

David H. Schnabel
Chair, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Bradley M. Seltzer
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Anthony V. Sexton
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Timothy S. Shuman
Head, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Jay M. Singer
Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP

Eric B. Sloan
Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Karen Gilbreath Sowell
Principal, EY

Laurence J. Stein
Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Matthew A. Stevens
International Tax Services , EY

Gordon E. Warnke
Principal, KPMG LLP

Mark Weiss
Branch Chief, Office of the Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 2, Internal Revenue Service

Thomas F. Wessel
Co-Principal, KPMG LLP

R. David Wheat
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Isaac J. Wheeler
Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Andrea Macintosh Whiteway
Principal in the National Tax Department, EY

Gary B. Wilcox
Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Robert B. Williams, Jr.
Senior Counsel; Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), Branch 4, Internal Revenue Service

Philip B. Wright
Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Katherine H. Zhang
Senior Counsel; Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (Corporate), Branch 5, Internal Revenue Service

Pardis Zomorodi
Transactional Tax Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP