This is an advanced level course that will cover topics such as: International Taxation - International Choice of Entity Restructuring - International Investment - The FBAR Regulations - The FATCA - PFICs Owned by Foreign Trusts - Intellectual Property Migrations and much more.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Late Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Introduction and Opening Remarks
Lawrence J. Chastang, CPA/FICPA International Tax Conference, Co-Chair
Shawn Wolf, Esq./Florida Bar Tax Section International Tax Conference, Co-Chair
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Current Developments in International Taxation – Outbound Update
Larry Kemm, Esq./Sharp Kemm P.A./Tampa, FL/San Francisco, CA/Zurich, Switzerland
9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Tax Treaties in Operation: New Directions in Intergovernmental Cooperation
Mary C. Bennett, Esq./Partner/Baker & McKenzie LLP/Washington, D.C.
Patricia A. Brown/Director/Graduate Program in Taxation, University of Miami School of Law/Miami, FL
10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
An Overview of the Various Pitfalls of Trusts and “Domestic” LLCs in International Tax Planning
Steven L. Cantor, Esq./Partner/Cantor & Webb P.A./Miami, FL
Hal J. Webb, Esq./Partner/Cantor & Webb P.A./Miami, FL
11:50 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Lunch - “Current Developments and Trends in International Taxation”
Lee Sheppard/Contributing Editor/Tax Notes/Washington D.C.
1:20 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) – A Small Step for the United States, a Giant Leap (Forward?) for Mankind
Ozzie A. Schindler, Esq./Shareholder/Greenberg Traurig, P.A./Miami, FL
Carl A. Fornaris, Esq./Shareholder/Greenberg Traurig, P.A./Miami, FL
2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The Nuts and Bolts of Complying with and Implementing FATCA
Alfredo Tamayo, Esq./Associate/Packman, Neuwahl & Rosenberg/Coral Gables, FL
Toby Lawrence, CPA/Partner/Financial Institutions Consulting Services/CliftonLarsonAllen LLP/Cedar Rapids, IA
3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
China: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Tax Professionals
George Qin, CPA/Partner/MaloneBailey, LLP/Houston, TX
4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
An Overview of Mayo and Home Concrete, and a Practical Discussion of How These Cases May Impact International Tax Planning
Samuel C. Ullman, Esq./Partner/Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP/Miami, FL
Robert Chaves, Esq./Shareholder/Gutter Chaves Josepher Rubin Forman Fleisher, P.A./
Boca Raton, FL
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
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Friday, January 11, 2013
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Current Developments in International Taxation – Inbound Update
William M. Sharp, Esq./Sharp Kemm P.A./Tampa, FL/San Francisco, CA/Zurich, Switzerland
9.20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Application of the Economic Substance Doctrines—Are We Free to Structure Businesses and Investments in a Manner Most Advantageous to Our Clients?
Robert F. Hudson, Jr., Esq./Partner/Baker & McKenzie LLP/Miami, FL
10:10 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Selling from Abroad into the United States: Challenges and Opportunities
Seth J. Entin, Esq./Shareholder/Greenberg Traurig, P.A./Miami, FL
11:15 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Panel on Miscellaneous Civil and Criminal Procedural Issues
Robert E. Panoff, Esq./Panel Moderator/Tax Litigator/Miami, FL
& Select IRS and law enforcement speakers
12:55 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Ethical Issues Confronting Practitioners When Dealing With Clients from Countries in Turmoil
Lawrence J. Chastang, CPA/Managing Partner of International Services/CliftonLarsonAllen LLP/Orlando, FL
Leslie Share, Esq./Shareholder/Packman, Neuwahl & Rosenberg P.A./Coral Gables, FL
2:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. – 3:30pm
Tax Efficient Repatriation of Profits to and from the United States
Jeffrey L. Rubinger, Esq./Partner/Bilzin Sumberg/Miami, FL
3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
A Practical Approach to Navigating Through International Disclosures
Renea M. Glendinning, CPA/Shareholder/Kerkering, Barberio & Co./Sarasota, FL
Arthur J. Dichter, Esq./Partner/Cantor & Webb P.A./Miami, FL