Lunchtime Lectures

Lunchtime Lecture: Shine a Light and Stop Aggressive Tax Plans – Disclosure Obligations for Advisors in Europe and the United States

  • Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • Time: 12:30 pm–1:50 pm
  • Location: New York Law School, 185 West Broadway (Room W-400), New York, NY 10013
  • CLE: 1.5 credits in Areas of Professional Practice (at no cost)
  • Registration: Both general admission and CLE credit are free, but please register here.
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  • Co-sponsor: The New York Law School International Tax Program

Disclosure requirements have existed in the U.S. for many years and are now being adopted in Europe. This program will explain transactions that must be reported as tax shelters, forms required to make a disclosure compliant with tax regulations, information that must be maintained by material advisors and participants, and penalties for recalcitrant taxpayers. The guest speakers are attorneys from Ruchelman P.L.L.C: Stanley C. Ruchelman. Esq., Chairman; A. Fanny Karaman, Esq., Associate Attorney; and Sheryl Shah, Esq., Associate Attorney.

Lunchtime Lecture: Diversification of the Rule of Law and Dispute Resolution in Asia

  • Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: New York Law School, 185 West Broadway (Room W-A10 — room change), New York, NY 10013
  • Lunch: A free lunch will be provided.
  • Registration: Please click here.

Rikiya SakamotoRikiya Sakamoto is Professor of Law at the Nihon University College of Law in Japan where he has been teaching U.S. law in the areas of constitutional law, contracts, torts, civil procedure, and international dispute resolution from the perspective of Japanese law since 2003. Before joining the faculty of the Nihon University, Mr. Sakamoto practiced international commercial litigation in the United States as a New York State-licensed attorney as well as a foreign law attorney licensed in Japan. He taught “International Litigation & Arbitration in Japan” as a visiting professor at U.C. Hastings College of the Law, and served as a visiting scholar at Pennsylvania State University Law School. Professor Sakamoto received his legal education in both Japan and United States, obtaining a Bachelor of Law degree at Nihon University College of Law, and Master of Law and Master of Comparative Law degrees at Tulane University Law School.