International Tax Enforcement to be Examined During ABA Section of Taxation Conference in New York
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 — The surge of tax enforcement activity by governments around the globe is having an increasing impact on practitioners and their clients doing business abroad. With this as a backdrop, leading tax experts will provide a window into current international tax enforcement rules and procedures during an American Bar Association conference Nov. 8-9 in New York.
The conference, sponsored by the ABA Section of Taxation — along with the International Bar Association’s Taxes Committee and the Tax Executives Institute Inc. — will take place at the Grand Hyatt New York.
H. David Rosenbloom, the James S. Eustice Visiting Professor of Taxation and director of the International Tax Program at New York University School of Law, will serve as the keynote speaker on the first day of the conference.
Additional speakers include IRS officials, U.S. Department of Justice representatives, international tax ombudsmen, private practitioners and in-house tax counsel from around the world, and corporation executives.
- Tax Enforcement Worldwide;
- The International Tax Enforcement Wars: A View from the Trenches;
- Developments in Information Exchange and International Cooperation;
- Setting the Stage: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going in Individual and Corporate International Tax Enforcement?;
- FATCA Enforcement;
- Inbound and Outbound High Net Worth and Private Client Issues;
- Civil Penalties on the International Front: Increasing Complexity and Peril for the Taxpayer; and
- Perspectives on International Tax Enforcement from the U.S. Taxpayer Advocate Service and its Foreign Counterparts.
More information about the meeting can be found online.
For media credentialing, please contact Patricia Gaul at Patricia.Gaul@americanbar.org. This event is free and open to members of the press.
The American Bar Association Section of Taxation is the national voice of tax lawyers with approximately 23,000 lawyers nationwide. Its goals include helping taxpayers better understand their rights and obligations under the tax laws and working to make the tax system fairer, simpler and easier to administer.
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.