News and Events

Graduate Tax Program Events/CLE

Events for the 2019-2020 academic year will be announced in the fall.

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

View program materials here.

Past Graduate Tax Events/CLE

Comparative Tax Law: ATAD v. the Economic Substance Doctrine, 1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional. April 30, 2019

View program materials here.

What U.S. Tax Reform Really Means for International Tax: One-Plus Years In,  (1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional). March 19, 2019.

View program materials here.

“Through the Looking Glass”: U.S. Tax Planning for Foreign-Owned U.S. Operations after Tax Reform (1.5 professional practice CLE credits, NY transitional and non-transitional). March 6, 2019.

View the program materials here.