2nd Annual IFA USA Winter International Tax Conference: Kat Gregor is a speaker during the session “LB&I Hot Topics in Tax Controversy” on December 8.

New England SALT Forum: Ropes & Gray is a proud sponsor of the virtual New England SALT Forum, held on November 16-November 18. Kat Gregor, tax partner and co-founder of the tax controversy group, is a speaker on the panel “State Tax Considerations for Remote Workforces.” The panel will cover the challenges and risks for businesses as they move to this model. It will also examine the contours of New Hampshire v. Massachusetts, and its implications for remote work.

Update on LB&I Campaigns: Hear the Latest from the IRS–Northeast WIN Webinar. Northeast regional WIN-IFA chapters co-organized a webinar on August 10. The webinar provided an overview of LB&I campaigns focused on international and partnership issues, including the recently-announced campaign looking at “whether foreign investors were subject to U.S. tax on effectively connected income from lending transactions engaged in through a U.S. trade or business.”  The webinar discussed the campaign process in general and how these new initiatives fit in overall. John Hinding, Director, Cross Border Activities Practice Area and Cindy Kim, CBA Program Manager, Practice Network, both of the IRS and Ropes tax partner Kat Gregor served as panelists and Natallia Shapel, Partner, International Tax Services at BDO USA moderated the discussion.

IBA Tax Open Forum – Pillar 2 Agreed? A New Era of Minimum Corporate Taxation. Kat Gregor was a discussion leader during an International Bar Association (IBA) webinar, presented by the IBA Taxes Committee. This webinar focused on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Pillar 2 proposals.