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Caroline D. Ciraolo moderated a panel titled "Criminal Tax Workshop" at the 34th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and 7th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

This program brought together high-level government representatives, judges, corporate counsel, and private practitioners engaged in all aspects of tax controversy, tax litigation, and criminal tax prosecutions and defense. 

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Bryan C. Skarlatos moderated a panel titled "Ethical Issues In Internal Investigations" at the 34th Annual National Institute on Criminal Fraud and 7th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy

The 34th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud is the yearly gathering of the criminal tax defense bar combined with the Sixth Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy. 

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Megan L. Brackney presented "Cases In Ethics" at the Zicklin Tax Seminar Series

The Executive Taxation Series is offered by the Zicklin School of Business in partnership with the Division of Continuing Professional and Professional Studies at Baruch College. Through this Executive Series, Baruch provided alumni and other members of the tax community with an opportunity to earn up to 24 hours of CPE in taxation.

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Jay R. Nanavati quoted in "Government Attempts To Sidestep Arguments In Marinello Brief", Tax Notes

By Nathan J. Richman

The government’s brief in a Supreme Court case concerning the elements of tax obstruction charges under the omnibus clause of section 7212(a) does not defend the broad interpretation of the charge attacked by the petitioner and the amici, instead applying a different specific intent requirement than they advocate.

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Caroline D. Ciraolo participated in a panel titled "AML And Tax" at the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

Last year, the buzz about the Panama papers was all we could talk about in our AML/Tax session. This year, the conversation continued on the Panama papers, but we also discussed new and emerging tax issues that every AML officer should know.

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Caroline D. Ciraolo participated in a panel titled "Cross Border Individual Matters" at the 30th Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation

This panel discussed topics flowing from recent global cooperation (FATCA/CRS) and enforcement by US tax authorities.

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Jay R. Nanavati and Caroline D. Ciraolo presented "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance & Risk Mitigation" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board

On November 29, 2017, Jay R. Nanavati and Caroline D. Ciraolo presented "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance & Risk Mitigation" at the Bahamas Financial Services Board in Nassau, Bahamas.

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Caroline D. Ciraolo participated in a panel titled "Waking Up The Dead: Reopening Those Tax Assessments You Thought Were Final" at the 2017 New England IRS Representation Conference

From overlooked notices to procedural missteps, taxpayers sometimes find themselves with a tax assessment that they should not owe. While paying and suing for a refund is theoretically possible, full payment is not always a practical option.

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Bryan C. Skarlatos moderated a panel titled "How Far Can You Go? Ethical And Penalty Issues In Everyday Tax Practice" at the 76th Institute on Federal Taxation in San Francisco

The 76th Institute on Federal Taxation addressed all major areas of taxation and is designed for the practitioner who must frequently anticipate and handle federal tax matters. Nationally recognized experts guided attendees through in-depth general sessions and panel discussions that covered the most advanced tax issues. 

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Jerald David August presented "Choice Of Entity For Owners Of A Closely Held Business With Tax Legislation On The Horizon" at the NYU 76th Institute on Federal Taxation

This presentation explored the various factors involved in advising clients on choice of entity decisions, including conversions of tax status and their tax impacts to the entity as well as the owners. The speakers compared the taxation and related tax attributes, including ownership attributes, attributable to C or regular corporations, S corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and general partners.

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