Caroline D. Ciraolo Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "IRS Employment Tax Update," 2018 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference, San Jose, CA (November 9, 2018)

  • Speaker, "The Long War Continues: Considerations In Litigating The FBAR Penalty," 2018 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference, San Jose, CA (November 8, 2018)

  • Speaker, “It’s A Small World - The Use of Exchange of Information for Tax Enforcement,” 55th Annual Hawaii Tax Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 6, 2018)

  • Speaker, "Summer Of Norman, Wahdan, Colliot: Defending Title 31 FBAR Penalties: Pre And Post-Assessment, IRS & DOJ Policies And Strategy," 14th Annual University of San Diego School of Law Procopio International Tax Institute, San Diego, CA (November 1, 2018see also https://federaltaxcrimes.blogspot.com/2018/11/outstanding-powerpoint-presentation-on.html

  • Speaker, “The New Wave Of Fraud Referrals – Fact Or Fiction," 34th Annual UCLA Extension’s Tax Controversy Institute, Beverly Hills, CA (October 23, 2018)

  • Moderator and Speaker, "OVDP – End of an Era," May Meeting, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Atlanta, GA (October 6, 2018)

  • Panelist, “It’s Good to Know the Bad: Financial Crime and How to Counsel Clients,” Annual Meeting, Business Law Section, American Bar Association, Austin, TX (September 14, 2018)

  • Speaker, "Keynote Address; “Hot, Questionable, and Secret Money," 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, England (September 4, 2018)

  • Speaker, "Unexplained Wealth in the US: The USA Flexes its Muscle," 36th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, England (September 4, 2018)

  • Plenary Keynote Speaker, “Tax: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” Accounting & Finance Show New York, Terrapinn, New York, NY (July 12, 2018)

  • Presenter, “Identifying and Addressing Conflicts of Interest and Ethical Issues in Today’s Tax Practices,” 42nd Annual Institute, American Institute on Federal Taxation, Hoover, AL (June 29, 2018)

  • Panelist, “Department of Justice Update,” 10th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, New York University, New York, NY (June 22, 2018)

  • Moderator, "May I Have My Money Back Now Please? The Legal Landscape Overseas And Strategies To Navigate International Asset Seizures", 10th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, New York University, New York, NY (June 22, 2018)

  • Panelist, “Answers Needed: Tax Research for Tax Problem Resolution Practitioners,” Spring Conference, American Society of Tax Problem Solvers, Atlanta, GA (June 8, 2018)

  • Panelist, "The Criminal Prosecution: Prosecution & Defense Strategies, the Plea, and Sentencing", Quinnipiac University 2nd Annual Criminal Tax Day, North Haven, CT (May 17, 2018) 
  • Panelist, "What's New In Criminal Tax?", Quinnipiac University 2nd Annual Criminal Tax Day, North Haven, CT (May 17, 2018)
  • Panelist, “Fundamentals of Tax Litigation: Choice of Forum and Appealing Decisions,” May Meeting, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Washington D.C. (May 12, 2018)
  • Panelist, “The Gathering Storm: Grappling with the Impact of Restitution Orders on Civil Tax Litigation,” May Meeting, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Washington, D.C. (May 11, 2018)
  • Panelist, “Collection of Title 31 International Penalties,” May Meeting, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, Washington, D.C. (May 11, 2018)

  • Panelist, “Ethical Considerations for Government and Private Sector Tax Lawyers,” Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division and Taxation Section, American Bar Association, Webinar (April 26, 2018)

  • Panelist, “Fundamentals of Tax Litigation: Choice of Forum and Appealing Decisions,” Young Lawyers Tax Symposium, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association and Federal Bar Association, Washington D.C. (April 13, 2018)

  • Presenter, “Impact of Global Tax Enforcement,” Graduate Tax Scholars, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. (March 29, 2018)

  • Panelist, “Exchange of Tax Information Around the World,” 68th Midyear Conference, Tax Executive Institute, Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2018)

  • Moderator, "Tools Of The Trade - A Review Of The Government's Arsenal In Criminal Tax Investigations", 2018 FBA Tax Law Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2018)

  • Panelist, "Balancing Privileges And Burdens Of Proof In Civil Trials Involving International Taxpayers, Crypto-Currency And Marijuana Businesses", 2018 FBA Tax Law Conference, Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2018)

  • Presenter, "Taking On A Criminal Tax Case? Don’t Leave Home Without These Critical Practice Tips", 32nd Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, San Diego, CA (February 28, 2018)

  • Presenter, "The Impact Of Global Tax Enforcement", 2018 E.L. Wiegand Lecture, San Francisco, CA (February 16, 2018)

  • Presenter, "The New Wave Of Fraud Referrals – IRS Collections", 2018 ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting, San Diego, CA (February 10, 2018)
  • Presenter, "Evolving Constraints On Tax Administration At The IRS", 2018 ABA Taxation Section Midyear Meeting, San Diego, CA (February 9, 2018)
  • Panelist, "Is There A Tipping Point?", Women's Leadership Forum, London, England (January 23, 2018)
  • Volunteer, IRS Military Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Adopt-A-Base Program, Fort Meade, MD (January 8, 2018)

  • Speaker, "Penalties Above 20%: What Are They, When Are They Applied, And How Do You Defend?", 65th Annual Taxation Conference, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX (December 13, 2017)

  • Moderator, Criminal Tax Workshop, 34th Annual National Institute on Criminal Tax Fraud and 7th Annual National Institute on Tax Controversy, Las Vegas, NV (December 6, 2017)

  • Speaker, "AML And Tax – What Every AML Officer Should Know About The New And Emerging Tax Issues", 2017 American Bankers Association and the American Bar Association Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference, National Harbor, MD (December 4, 2017)

  • Panelist, "Cross Border Individual Matters", 30th Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation, Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2017)

  • Presenter, "Global Tax Enforcement: Compliance & Risk Mitigation", Bahamas Financial Services Board, Nassau, Bahamas (November 29, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Waking Up The Dead: Reopening Those Tax Assessments You Thought Were Final", 2017 New England IRS Representation Conference, Mashantucket, CT (November 17, 2017)

  • Speaker, "The IRS And DOJ Continue To Prioritize Employment Tax Enforcement - Are You And Your Clients Prepared?", 2017 Annual Meeting of the California Tax Bar & California Tax Policy Conference, Carlsbad, CA (November 2, 2017)

  • Moderator, "Continuing Enforcement And Disclosure Issues Regarding Foreign Assets", 5th Annual ABA International Tax Enforcement And Controversy Conference, Washington, D.C. (October 27, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Voluntary Disclosures - Righting Past Wrongs", Tax Executives Institute 72nd Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada (October 25, 2017)

  • Speaker, “From The Experts: IRS Representation Tools, Techniques, And Defensive Strategies – Civil & Criminal Tax Update", 76th Institute on Federal Taxation, New York University, New York, New York (October 22, 2017) - download brochure

  • Speaker, "Trends In Tax Transparency And Enforcement", Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS) 2017 Financial Crime Conference, Boston, MA (October 17, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Developments In International Tax Enforcement", D.C. Bar Tax Audits and Litigation Committee, Washington, D.C. (October 11, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Tax Defense", 13th Annual East Coast White Collar Crime Conference, Washington, D.C. (September 14, 2017)
  • Speaker, "U.S. International Tax Enforcement And Compliance", 35th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, England (September 5, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Keynote Address", 35th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, England (September 4, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Examination Do's and Dont's", National Association of Tax Professionals, Washington, D.C. (August 10, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Conflicts of Interest", National Association of Tax Professionals, Washington, D.C. (August 9, 2017)

  • Speaker, "IRS Office of Chief Counsel Lecture Series", Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2017)

  • Panelist, "A Perspective on IRS Virtual Currency Enforcement Action", Blockchain, Accounting, Audit & Tax Conference, Microsoft Technology Center, New York, NY (June 22, 2017)

  • Panelist, "Tax Compliance and Enforcement Update – Department of Justice", NYU 9th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, New York, NY (June 16, 2017)

  • Panelist, "International Exchange of Information and Evidence Gathering", NYU 9th Annual Tax Controversy Forum, New York, NY (June 15, 2017)

  • Panelist, "Tax Enforcement Update: Significant Issues", Texas Federal Tax Institute, San Antonio, TX (June 14, 2017)

  • Speaker, "Coming Attractions in Tax Controversies", 2017 Spring Conference, American Society of Tax Problem Solvers, San Antonio, TX (June 10, 2017)

  • Panelist, “IRS Employment Tax Audits – Part II", May Meeting, ABA Section of Taxation, Washington, DC (May 12, 2017)
  • Luncheon Speaker, "Audits & Appeals Seminar (Insights and Skills for Federal Tax Controversy Success)", Tax Executives Institute, Chicago, IL (May 8, 2017)
  • Panelist, "Offshore Tax Compliance Issues (from a Tax Controversy Perspective)", Advanced Tax Procedure Seminar, Tax Section of the Florida Bar, West Palm Beach, FL (May 5, 2017)
  • Panelist, "So This Is Privileged… Right?", Advanced Tax Procedure Seminar, Tax Section of the Florida Bar, West Palm Beach, FL (May 5, 2017)
  • Panelist, “Recent Trends In Information-Gathering And Enforcement By The IRS, ICE, FinCEN, and DOJ,” 17th Annual Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Conference, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), Miami, FL (March 8, 2017)
  • Panelist, “The Art of Storytelling as told by Women Leaders in Government,” 31st Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, Miami, FL (March 9, 2017)
  • Speaker, "Keynote Address", USC Gould School of Law 2017 Tax Institute, Los Angeles, CA (January 24, 2017)