Please Join Us!  ABA Virtual 21st Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference: Kat Gregor is co-chair of the ABA’s Virtual 21st Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference, taking place March 22-25, 2021. The conference will focus on practical tax practice trends for multinational corporations and their international advisors as well as provide insight into how government tax officials may view the international tax landscape in light of international developments that affect corporate taxpayers. Kat will be leading a panel looking at recent global transfer pricing developments. If interested in attending, please register here.

71st Virtual Midyear Conference: Kat Gregor will be a panelist on “Preserving Privilege in the Virtual World” during the virtual 71st TEI Midyear Meeting on March 23, 2021.

International Tax Disputes, Joint Webinar with A&L Goodbody.  Kat Gregor will jointly host a webinar on international tax disputes with tax partners Amelia O’Beirne and Paul Fahy from A&L Goodbody on March 3, 2021. The webinar will discuss the Irish and U.S. tax disputes landscapes with a particular focus on transfer pricing related disputes and competent authority procedures. If interested, please register here and you will receive zoom  meeting details prior to the start of the webinar.

Virtual ABA 2021 Midyear Tax Meeting: Brittany Cvetanovich  moderated “The Future of Impact Investment Funds” panel during the virtual ABA Midyear Tax Meeting on January 28, 2021. The panel examined the current state of impact investment funds in light of a new adverse ruling issued to a fund manager that sought tax-exempt status.

Virtual UT Law 2021 Nonprofit Organizations Institute: Brittany Cvetanovich moderated a session on “Impact Investing” during the UT Law CLE 2021 Nonprofit Organizations Institute on January 21, 2021.  Using real-life examples, the session explored how key exempt organization considerations affect structure, economics, and talent issues when investing for impact.

BBA Webinar: Privilege in Tax: Practical Implications of Attorney-Client, Work Product, and Tax Practitioner Privileges:  Elizabeth Smith participated in a Boston Bar Association webinar titled “Privilege in Tax: Practical Implications of Attorney-Client, Work Product, and Tax Practitioner Privileges” on January 20, 2021. The webinar addressed the practical applications of attorney-client privilege, work product doctrine, and IRC section 7525 tax practitioner privilege.

IFA USA International Tax Conference: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Three-Year Review: Kat Gregor was a panelist on “International Tax Controversy” during the virtual IFA USA International Tax Conference on December 16.  The panel addressed the recent LB&I’s transfer pricing and TCJA audit initiatives and discussed current tax controversy developments, including possible challenges to the validity of TCJA regulations.

 Tax Audits and Litigation Series: A Closer Look at Section 965 Campaigns: Kat Gregor was a speaker during part 2 of the Tax Audits and Litigation Committee of the D.C. Bar Taxation Community’s remote series, “A Closer Look at Section 965 Campaigns” on December 2.