2019 Tax Law Conference



 

2019 promises to be a key year for the tax bar. With landmark administrative guidance in the wake of tax reform, practitioners will be contending with fast-paced developments that will have immediate and immense effects. Come connect with policymakers and fellow practitioners to explore what these developments mean for you and your clients. Join the Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington for the 43rd Annual Tax Law Conference on March 7-8, 2019.
Examine these important tax developments and developing policy issues in sessions featuring notable speakers from the IRS, Treasury Department, Department of Justice, and Congress, as well as other industry experts.
This one and a half-day event is capped by an evening presentation of the prestigious Kenneth H. Liles Award for Distinguished Service to an eminent tax practitioner in recognition of his or her commitment and dedication to upholding the highest standards of the practice.

Ethics, CLE, and CPE credit will be available.


 
There are three ways to register for this national event:
1) Register Online
2) Fax PDF Registration Form to 571-481-9090 for processing
3) Mail PDF Registration Form to the following address for processing
        Federal Bar Association
        Attn: 2019 Tax Law Conference
        PO Box 79395, Baltimore MD 21279-0395
 

Registration Fees

   Early Bird
(on or before 3/1)
 Standard
(after 3/1
 Sustaining Member   $265  $315
 Member  $280  $330
 Nonmember  $380  $430
 Speaker (Private Sector)

 $250

 Sponsor

 $250

 Government

$60

 Student 

    $60    



For Full Agenda, click here.

Thursday March 7
12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Welcome Break
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ethics Session

  • Anita Soucy, Deloitte (Moderator)
  • Jeremiah Coder, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Lawrence Mack, KPMG LLP
  • Fred F. Murray, University of Florida Levin College of Law
2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Featured Speakers          

  • Richard E. Zuckerman, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • TBD Government Speaker                    
3:15 - 4:15 p.m. Concurrent Symposia
Domestic Corporate Tax
Financial Products
Tax Accounting
Tax Practice & Procedure
Transfer Pricing
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Symposia
Domestic Corporate Tax
Enforcement & Criminal Tax
Financial Products
Tax Accounting
Transfer Pricing
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception
Woodward Table
1426 H Street, NW

Friday March 8
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Registration Open

8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Tax Legislative Update
  • Jorge Castro, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered (Moderator)
  • Tucker Shumack, Principal, Ogilvy Government Relations (Moderator)
  • Thomas Barthold, Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation, U.S. Congress
  • Randell Gartin, Chief Tax Counsel (Minority), Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Andrew Grossman, Chief Tax Counsel (Majority), Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Tiffany Smith, Chief Tax Counsel (Minority), Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate
  • Mark Warren, Chief Tax Counsel (Majority), Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Symposia
Domestic Corporate Tax
Employment Benefits & Executive Compensation
Tax Practice & Procedure
Tax State & Local Tax
Young Tax Lawyers

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Concurrent Symposia
Domestic Corporate Tax
Employment Benefits & Executive Compensation
Enforcement & Criminal Tax
Hot Topics
International Tax
State & Local Tax

12:45 - 2:15 p.m. Keynote Luncheon
I.R.S. Commissioner Chuck Rettig

Presentation of the 2019 Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition
Roger Mahon, U.S. Tax Court
Matthew Paeffgen, U.S. Tax Court
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Symposia
Enforcement & Criminal Tax
International Tax
Partnerships & Passthroughs
Tax Practice & Procedure
Young Tax Lawyers

3:45 - 4:45 p.m.    

Concurrent Symposia
Enforcement & Criminal Tax
Hot Topics
International Tax
Partnerships & Passthroughs
Tax Accounting
Tax Practice & Procedure

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Ethics Session

  • Thomas J. Kane, I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel (Moderator)
  • Guinevere M. Moore, Johnson | Moore
  • Jennifer Breen, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Shamik Trivedi, Grant Thornton LLP
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Reception and Presentation of the 2019 Kenneth H. Liles Award



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Keynote/General Session Sponsors
Goodwin Law
Hochman Salkin Toscher & Perez, P.C.
Wolters Kluwer
 
Welcome Reception Sponsors
Agostino & Associates, P.C.
Latham & Watkins LLP
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, LLP

Breakfast & Break Sponsor
Clark Hill, PLC

Lanyards Provided By
Hochman Salkin Toscher & Perez, P.C.


 
Contact Elizabeth Johnson if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact Laura Mulhern, Meeting Planner.

Date
March 7 - 8, 2019
Location
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Washington, DC
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