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Graduate Tax Program Events/CLE

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Tax and Real Estate Issues Raised by the New Opportunity Zone Tax Provisions added by the TCJA of 2017, 1.5 Professional Practice Credits (NY Transitional and non-transitional)

September 26, 2019

Panelists:
Sonia K. Bain ’94, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, New York
Lillian A. Plata, LL.M. ’14, Co-Founder, Nee Plata Law LLC, New Jersey
Lou Weller, Partner, Weller Partners LLP, California

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Past Graduate Tax Events/CLE

The Graduate Tax Program Annual Professional Responsibility Workshop (TAX 403)

All students in the Graduate Tax Program are encouraged to attend the Annual Workshop each year. The challenges of tax practice are numerous and it is important to set aside time to focus on professional responsibility and ethics.

The 16th Annual Tax Lawyering Workshop took place on Friday, May 3, 2019.

The theme was “Attorney Conduct and Misconduct in Tax Practice”. Topics included:

Tax Opinions: Best Practices for Establishing the Factual Basis
Elder Abuse: When You Must Act and What You Should Do
Implicit Bias: What It Is and How Lawyers Can Address It in Practice

The keynote address, Attorney Misconduct and Rule 8.4 (c): Varsity Blues and Other Examples, was presented by Claude Millman, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP

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Comparative Tax Law: ATAD v. the Economic Substance Doctrine

April 30, 2019
1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional.
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What U.S. Tax Reform Really Means for International Tax: One-Plus Years In

March 19, 2019
1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional
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“Through the Looking Glass”: U.S. Tax Planning for Foreign-Owned U.S. Operations after Tax Reform

March 6, 2019
1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional
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