New England Region Fall Conference
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11/12/2015
When: Thursday, November 12, 2015
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: The Langham Hotel
250 Franklin Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
United States
Contact: IFA USA
866-298-9464


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IFA USA NEW ENGLAND REGION FALL CONFERENCE
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Program: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm


Event Location:
The Langham Hotel
250 Franklin Street
Boston, MA 02110


Program: 

7:30am-
8:00am
Registration and Continental Breakfast

     
8:00am-
8:15am

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Lewis J. Greenwald, RVP, New England Region IFA USA

     
8:15am-
10:00am
U.S. International Tax Reform Panel
By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of different viewpoints on:
1) International tax policy specific to making the U.S. international tax system more competitive which will promote economic growth and enhance opportunities for American jobs.
2) The importance of taxing foreign business income to discourage U.S. tax base erosion by U.S. MNCs and tax policy proposals to address this problem.
  Panelists:

Stephen E. Shay, Harvard Law School
Pamela Olson, PwC LLP
     
10:00am-
10:15am
Break
     
10:15am-
12:15pm

Tax Opinions/Privilege/Reasonable Cause Panel

By the end of the session, participants will have an understanding of recent developments impacting the reliance on tax opinions, attorney client privilege and reasonable cause as part of a staunch audit defense.

  Panelists:

Joel Williamson, Mayer Brown LLP
Brian Kittle, Mayer Brown LLP
Kathleen Saunders Gregor, Ropes & Gray LLP
     
12:30pm-
2:00pm

Luncheon Speaker

Marjorie Rollinson, Office of Associate Chief Counsel

 

Registration:

This event is open to IFA USA Members and non-Members.

Registration Type

Federal Tax ID 23-7068849 On or Before
October 30
After
October 30
IFA Member $275 $300
New Member Discount1 $175 $175
Non Member $300 $325
Academic/Student/Government2
$175 $175

 

1The "IFA New Member Discount" rate may also be claimed for a new IFA membership for 2016 if the registration is received and accompanied by a completed IFA Membership application form with the appropriate fee for membership dues.  Please contact the office at info@ifausa.org to receive this rate.

2Government/Academic Discount applies only to full-time government employees and full -time professors.  Enter promo code NY2015JUL upon checkout.


Financial Hardship Policy

Scholarships are available in the event of financial hardship. An individual wishing to obtain a scholarship should apply in writing at least 2 weeks in advance of the program date, explaining the circumstances of such person's financial hardship. The amount of the scholarship generally depends on salary as follows:

Unemployed – Full Scholarship; Income up to $15,000 – 75% discount;
Income $15,000–$30,000 – 50% discount; Income above $30,000 – no discoun
t


Cancellation Policy:
Speakers, content and panel order are subject to change without notice, and registrations may be limited due to space or other constraints.

This seminar is subject to cancellation due to insufficient registration or other reasons, in which case refunds will be made free of processing fees. All other refund requests are subject to a $30 processing fee and must be received in writing at the above address on or before November 5, 2015; no refunds will be given with respect to requests received after that date. All refunds are limited to the amount of registration fees previously paid less applicable processing fees. Substitutions are welcome at any time (including by walk-in registration).