23-Hour Program

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This three-day program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from 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. 

Tax Strategies 2018 will be the most comprehensive and insightful conference you could possibly attend on corporate tax. You will receive the very latest information, strategies and practical insights available from leading tax practitioners from law firms, accounting firms, corporations and academia from across the United States, along with policymakers from the IRS.


  • Learn practical strategies and solutions
  • Keep up with cutting-edge issues by learning about the hottest topics in corporate tax
  • Gain insights from an outstanding faculty of more than 50 experts drawn from the IRS, private practice, corporations and academia
  • Participate in a discussion of audience-selected transactions during our Corporate Transactions session
  • Hear about the most “Interesting Transactions of the Past Year”
  • Receive a complimentary flash drive of PLI’s number one bestseller, The Corporate Tax Practice Series: Strategies for Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings

Plus this year’s program features expanded coverage of international tax issues with two new sessions:

  • Impact of 2017 Tax Act on Cross-Border Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Restructuring Multinational Groups after the 2017 Tax Act

Topics Include 

  • Impact of the 2017 Tax Act on corporate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Overview and strategies in representing sellers
  • Taxable transaction alternatives
  • Advanced transactional planning in private equity M&A
  • Understanding and managing stock basis and earnings and profits
  • Corporate tax strategies and techniques using partnerships and LLCs
  • Passthrough corporations – RICs, REITs and UpCs
  • Interesting corporate transactions of the past year
  • Exploring the limits of the evolving economic substance and business purpose doctrines, and related penalty and ethical issues

Program Level – Overview 
Intended Audience - Law firm and accounting firm professionals, in-house tax professionals and government attorneys who want to study the tax issues presented by modern major corporate transactions
Prerequisites – An interest in deepening your understanding of the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of corporate transactions
Advanced Preparation – None

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