Continuing Legal Education

Program Agenda


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

6:00-7:30 pm    Welcoming Reception at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Thursday, August 6, 2015

8:15–8:45 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Deloitte LLP

8:45–9:00 am     Welcome and Overview
Tiffany Joly, Philip M. Tatarowicz and Bobby L. Burgner

9:00–9:45 am     Keynote Address
Hon. Tom Wolf (invited)

9:45–10:00 am   Networking Break

10:00–11:00am  On Terra Firma: State Approaches to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
Faculty: Michael Fatale, Karl Frieden, Gregory S. Matson, Jason Wyman

11:10am-12:25 pm    Breakout Sessions

Group A: Shelter in Place: Combination, Tax Havens, and Other State Approaches to BEPS
Faculty: Maria Eberle, Michael Fatale, Karl Frieden

Group B: What's Mine is Yours: Understanding the Principles of Transfer Pricing
Faculty: Michael Bryan, Gregory S. Matson, David Pope

Group C: "Oh, The Places You'll Go": The Tax Implications of Global Supply Chains
Faculty: Ed Bodnam, Gianluca Pitetti, Jason Wyman

12:25–1:15 pm    Lunch (on your own)

1:15-2:15 pm       360-Degree Analysis of State Approaches to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting
Faculty: Ed Bodnam, Michael Bryan, Maria Eberle, Gianluca Pitetti, David Pope

2:25-3:25 pm        Concurrent Sessions 

Session A: Raise the White Flag: Using Voluntary Disclosure Agreements and Tax Amnesty
Faculty: Hollis L. Hyans, Thomas K. Shimkin, James P. Sweeney

Session B: Making Cents Out of Market Based Sourcing
Faculty: Craig B. Fields, Bruce Fort, Jeffrey L. Hyde

Session C: Risky Business: Understanding the Tax Implications of Pass-through Entities
Faculty: Madison J. Barnett, Christopher R. Grisson, Margaret C. Wilson, Steven Wlodychak

3:25–4:00 pm       Facilitated Networking Break

4:00-5:15 pm The Last Word: A Dialogue with State Taxing Administrators
Faculty: Marilyn A. Wethekam, (Moderator), Alan C. Levine, Mark Nunnelly, Mike Reissig,  

5:15-6:00 pm        Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Bloomberg BNA 

Friday, August 7, 2015

8:00–8:30 am     Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by KPMG LLP

8:30-9:30 am      Back to the future: Applying Existing Tax Laws to a New Economy
Faculty: Harley Duncan, Helen Hecht, Prof. Annette Nellen

9:40-10:55 am    Breakout Sessions

Group A: Square Peg in a Round Hole: Analyzing Case Outcomes
Faculty: Helen Hecht, Christopher T. Lutz, Prof. John A. Swain

Group B: Playing Catch-Up: How Legislatures are Creating New Laws
Faculty: Harley Duncan, Prof. Annette Nellen, Mark Yopp

11:15am-12:15 pm 360 Degree Analysis of Existing State Tax Law and the New Economy
Faculty: Christopher T. Lutz, Prof. John A. Swain, Mark Yopp
12:15–12:45pm   Box Lunch Distribution

12:45-1:45pm     10 Ethical Pitfalls When Lawyers Use LinkedIn 
Faculty: Stuart Teicher

1:45-2:00 pm      Networking Break 

2:00-3:15 pm      Worth Your SALT: Interview with Tax Experts from COST and MTC
Faculty: Jeffrey A. Friedman, (Moderator), Joe Huddleston, Douglas L. Lindholm

3:15pm               Adjournment


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