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New England Region Fall Conference

Boston, Massachusetts, 02110
November 12th, 2015
8:00 AM

Event Speaker

Lewis J. Greenwald
Opening Remarks - Regional Vice President, New England Region IFA, USA
Stephen E. Shay
Panelist - U.S. International Tax Reform, Harvard Law School
Pamela Olsen
Panelist - U.S. International Tax Reform, PwC LLP
Joel Williamson
Panelist - Tax Opinions/Privilege/Reasonable Cause, Mayer Brown LLP
Brian Kittle
Panelist - Tax Opinions/Privilege/Reasonable Cause, Mayer Brown, LLP
Kathleen Saunders Gregor
Panelist - Tax Opinions/Privilege/Reasonable Cause, Ropes & Gray LLP
Marjorie Rollinson
Luncheon Speaker - Office of Associate Chief Counsel,

Event Description

7:30am-
8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00am-
8:15am Welcome & Opening Remarks

Lewis J. Greenwald, RVP, New England Region IFA USA

8:15am-
10:00am U.S. International Tax Reform Panel
By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of different viewpoints on:
1) International tax policy specific to making the U.S. international tax system more competitive which will promote economic growth and enhance opportunities for American jobs.
2) The importance of taxing foreign business income to discourage U.S. tax base erosion by U.S. MNCs and tax policy proposals to address this problem.
Panelists:

Stephen E. Shay, Harvard Law School; Pamela Olson, PwC LLP

10:00am-
10:15am Break

10:15am-
12:15pm

Tax Opinions/Privilege/Reasonable Cause Panel

By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of recent developments impacting the reliance on tax opinions, attorney client privilege and reasonable cause as part of a staunch audit defense.
Panelists:

Joel Williamson, Mayer Brown LLP; Brian Kittle, Mayer Brown LLP; Kathleen Saunders Gregor, Ropes & Gray LLP

12:30pm-
2:00pm

Luncheon Speaker

Marjorie Rollinson, Office of Associate Chief Counsel

Organization

IFA

Type of Event

Conference

Location of Event

The Langham Hotel

Fee

Price: $325.00NE Fall Conference Price: $175.00NE Fall Conference Gov/Aca Price: $125.00NE Fall Conference Stu

Organization Website

IFA
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