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Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

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From the program: Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

Released on: Feb. 12, 2015

Running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new legal issues related to innovative fundraising strategies, strategic ...

Basics of International Taxation 2014 (New York City)

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From the program: Basics of International Taxation 2014

Released on: Aug. 5, 2014

In a global business, the tax laws of the United States may impact transactions regardless of where the transactions take place. A working knowledge of the U.S. international tax rules is, therefore, of paramount importance to a wide variety of tax and corporate professionals.This year’s program was be led by international tax experts and feature a substantially revised schedule including new sessions on outbound investments, IRS reporting requirements ...

Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

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From the program: Consolidated Tax Return Regulations 2015

Released on: Mar. 10, 2015

During the past twenty years, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have substantially revised the consolidated return regulations. These changes, coupled with legislative developments, judicial decisions, and published and private rulings, have dramatically changed the operating rules of consolidated returns. An understanding of these rules is critical for practitioners and corporate tax counsel who practice in this area. ...

ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

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From the program: ERISA: The Evolving World 2014

Released on: Aug. 18, 2014

A working knowledge of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act’s (ERISA) framework is crucial for lawyers, HR practitioners and other professionals in the area of employee benefits and compensation planning. Our experienced faculty of leading practitioners will discuss a broad array of topics, including the basic regulatory framework, the types of plans covered, the requirements for intended tax treatment, fiduciary responsibilities and other ...

Estate Planning Institute 2014 (45th Annual)

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From the program: Estate Planning Institute (45th Annual)

Released on: Sep. 23, 2014

If you handle estate planning, life insurance or transfer tax planning . . . be sure to add this program to your calendar!Significant developments regarding state transfer tax laws are occurring right now. However, notwithstanding the changes to the federal transfer tax system that were made by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, many valuable estate planning techniques are still viable under the current tax laws. Add to this the fact that President ...

International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

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From the program: International Estate & Tax Planning 2015

Released on: Feb. 27, 2015

Individuals and business taxpayers are increasingly globalizing their personal and commercial activity and exposing themselves to greater legal and tax obligations.  Legal advisors must consult their clients with a complete understanding of applicable tax regimes and multijurisdictional issues.  Comprehensive international tax and estate planning must consider marital property and inheritance laws, immigration and nationality laws, income, ...

International Tax Issues 2015

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From the program: International Tax Issues 2015

Released on: Feb. 25, 2015

As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated, the international tax laws of the U.S. impact a greater percentage of businesses and transactions. These international tax rules affect not only large US and foreign-based multinationals, but also increasingly affect mid-sized and smaller firms, financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and other commercial activity. As a result, a working knowledge of these international tax rules ...

Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

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From the program: Nuts and Bolts of Tax Penalties 2015: A Primer on the Standards, Procedures and Defenses Relating to Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties

Released on: Apr. 3, 2015

The number of accuracy-related penalties assessed against individual taxpayers increased from 58,366 in 2005 to 731,696 in 2013.  That is more than a 1,200% increase in less than a decade!  Are there more bad taxpayers?  Or, is the IRS just getting more aggressive about asserting penalties?  Regardless of the answer, responsible tax practitioners must understand what triggers a penalty assessment and how to protect their clients ...

Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

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From the program: Nuts & Bolts of State and Local Tax 2015

Released on: Apr. 13, 2015

State and local taxation has become increasingly important. The state and local tax liabilities of many companies exceed their federal tax liabilities and state revenue departments have intensified their audit activities in a search for revenue. PLI is delighted to present this essential program in which leading state and local tax experts will describe basic principles of state and local taxation and explore cutting-edge issues, developments and ...

17th Annual Real Estate Tax Forum

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From the program: Real Estate Tax Forum (17th Annual)

Released on: Feb. 20, 2015

Our 17th anniversary program will continue to focus on transactions, highlighting the tax problems encountered by practitioners in today’s typical commercial real estate transactions and structures, and examining the simple and sophisticated solutions being used by the experts. Panels of nationally-recognized real estate tax experts from major law and accounting firms will provide attorneys, accountants and real estate professionals with a detailed ...

Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness 2012 (Free)

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From the program: Tax, Credit and Other Financial Consequences of Foreclosures, Short Sales and Mortgage Loan Principal Forgiveness (Free)

Released on: Oct. 24, 2012

This training will help improve your ability to counsel homeowners in financial distress.  The training will provide an overview of the financial issues - including tax and credit consequences - homeowners may face after a foreclosure, short sale or loan modification.  Tax experts will explain the fundamentals of how cancelled mortgage debt is treated under state and federal tax law, and provide insights into changes ...

Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

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From the program: Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2015

Released on: Jan. 22, 2015

With the possibility of fundamental tax reform receding in the near term, taxpayers and their advisers are left to contend with the morass of rules that now govern the financial products tax landscape. Staying on top of the latest developments in this area is critically important. In this program, our expert faculty of law firm and accounting firm lawyers, in-house tax advisors, and government speakers will explore new types of financial transactions, ...

Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

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From the program: Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2015

Released on: Jun. 25, 2015

Over the past two decades, partnerships have emerged as a major form of doing business. Joint ventures between large companies or with start-up or other smaller companies are now an everyday occurrence. Managed fund growth has exploded, as these specialty firms have taken on activities once dominated by the great financial institutions, such as trading, lending and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, partnerships have long been the tried and true ...

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

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From the program: Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014

Released on: Oct. 29, 2014

This program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simple 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. Evolving techniques for structuring, financing, and ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia