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Yoram Keinan Chaired the Program Section on Banking & Savings Institutions at the ABA's 2019 Fall Tax Meeting

Yoram Keinan chaired a section in the program of the ABA's Fall 2019 Tax Meeting. Mr. Keinan moderated a two-part panel on the application of section 163(J) to financial institutions.

 

 

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Caroline Ciraolo Participated in Panel Entitled "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Potential Liability of Executors and Beneficiaries for a Decedent’s Tax Liabilities" at Serjeant's Inn on October 2, 2019

Caroline Ciraolo participated in a panel entitled "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Potential Liability of Executors and Beneficiaries for a Decedent’s Tax Liabilities" at Serjeant's Inn, Baltimore, MD on October 2, 2019.

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Caroline D. Ciraolo listed in the Women in Tax Leaders Guide, 5th Edition 2020

Brought to you by World Tax, in association with the International tax Review the Women in Tax Leaders guide highlights the leading female tax practitioners from across all sectors of the tax market, as selected by their fellow tax professionals. Market leaders chosen by market leaders.

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Robert Russell participated in a panel titled "Diversity in Tax Law" presented by the Federal Bar Association's Section on Taxation

On September 27, Kostelanetz & Fink’s Washington D.C. office hosted the Federal Bar Association’s Diversity in Tax Law event. The event included a moderated panel that explored diversity and inclusion in the practice of tax law followed by a networking reception. The panel was moderated by Bloomberg Tax’s Siri Bulusu and included speakers from different parts of the tax community who discussed their career experiences and the value of a variety of perspectives in tax practice.

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Christopher Ferguson presented “When the Answer Is Unclear: Ethical and Penalty Issues for Tax Practitioners” at the Tax Strategies for the Individual and Business Clients Seminar at Baruch College

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Kostelanetz & Fink Attorneys Recognized By New York Metro Area Super Lawyers

NEW YORK CITY, NY (September 12, 2019) – Kostelanetz & Fink is pleased to announce that nine attorneys at the firm, including seven partners, have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 New York Metro “Super Lawyers” list, recognizing the firm’s experience and skill in the areas of Tax, Criminal Defense: White Collar, and Business Litigation.

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Claude Millman was Quoted in a Politico Pro Article Entitled “State: City Did Not Break Laws by Denying Admission at Specialized High Schools,” on August 30, 2019

Politico Pro turned to Kostelanetz & Fink partner Claude Millman for comment on an appeal by seven students who said the recent expansion of Discovery had unfairly denied them seats in the specialized schools. 

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Claude Millman was quoted in an article entitled “’Definitely Not a MeToo Thing’: Chair to CEO Accused of Sexual Misconduct,” Agenda on August 30, 2019

Agenda, the magazine for board directors about corporate board news, turned to Kostelanetz & Fink partner Claude Millman for comments about how members of a corporate board should handle an investigation of #MeToo allegations.

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Bryan C. Skarlatos quoted in "Amid Cryptocurrency Tax Questions, IRS Signals Enforcement", Law360

Law360 quoted Kostelanetz & Fink LLP partner Bryan Skarlatos in their recent article on the Internal Revenue Service’s major initiative to ensure that cryptocurrency users pay their fair share of tax.

Mr. Skarlatos told Law360 that "...the 2014 guidance, though incomplete, combined with the assumption that cryptocurrency users would comply with generally accepted tax principles, is likely sufficient for the vast majority of cryptocurrency users to at least make a good-faith effort when filing. I think that for 95% of the transactions out there, you have enough guidance to know what you should do” under the current regulatory framework, Skarlatos said.

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Caroline D. Ciraolo participated in the panel “Cooperation or Compulsion: The Emerging U.S. Experience with Voluntary and Involuntary Disclosures of Foreign Transactions,” at the 37th Annual Cambridge International Symposium on Economic Crime

In considering how to better discourage and control economic crime we examined the real threats facing our economies and, in particular, those who look after other people’s wealth not just from criminals and terrorists, but also indirectly as a result of law enforcement and regulatory intervention. We also contexted these risks and the responses not only in terms of the law, but also regulation and especially compliance practice. 

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