The Attorneys at Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP continuously participate in numerous events nationally and locally, as well as host educational events for professionals at the New York City office location. Feel free to check our site frequently for upcoming events that the firm will be participating in and hosting.
Yoram Keinan will present "Taxation Of Financial Products And Institutions In The Aftermath Of TCJA" at the Tax Executives InstituteMarch 31-April 3, 2019 - Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D.C.TEI will be holding it's 69th Midyear Conference March 31-April 3, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt Washington, DC Hotel.
Paul Butler will participate in a panel presentation titled “Connecting The Dots – Managing Privilege In An Interconnected World” at the Tax Executives Institute
The contours of various privileges (attorney-client, attorney work product, spousal, etc.) vary from one jurisdiction to another domestically from whether each privilege exists to who holds (or “owns”) the privilege to how it is waived or preserved. Putting those issues into cross-border transactions and negotiations conducted through a variety of communication vehicles only increases the complexities, some of which will be identified and unraveled in this panel discussion.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will co-chair and moderate "Identifying The Line Between Avoidance And Evasion: Global Criminal Tax Enforcement" at the 19th Annual U.S. and Europe Tax Practice Trends Conference
Whistleblowers, data leaks, and cooperators have brought allegations of criminal tax violations the forefront and countries around the world are facing increased pressure to take aggressive action, hold those involved accountable, and recover lost revenue. Using cases ripped from the headlines, the panelists will discuss the current state of criminal tax enforcement in their respective jurisdictions, including what constitutes a tax crime, the government agencies involved, the investigation and charging process, the application of privileges, the government’s use of information obtained through illegal means, and the potential consequences of conviction.
Megan L. Brackney will present a webinar on "Foreign Information Return Penalties And Defenses" for the CPA Academy
This program will cover the basic requirements for reporting non-U.S. assets, and then discuss the penalties for failure to file these foreign information returns and other consequences, the procedures for assessment and review, taxpayer defenses, and options for strategies for taxpayers who want to get into compliance.
Caroline D. Ciraolo will present "What’s New In Tax Enforcement – Current Priorities Of The IRS And DOJ Tax Division" at The wranglers Law Club
Caroline D. Ciraolo will participate in the webinar titled "Tax Advice In The Age Of The 24-Hour News Cycle" at the ABA Taxation Section
Recent instances of exposure by the press of aggressive tax planning and tax avoidance by prominent businesses, individuals or families raise unique substantive, ethical, and other legal issues for the tax community. Practitioners advising famous clients may need to assess not only the likelihood of future examinations, but also public disclosure due to whistleblowers, cooperators, and data leaks.
Sharon L. McCarthy will participate in a program entitled “Anatomy of a Trial: The Rosenberg Spy Case,” sponsored by the ABA Section of Litigation and the American College of Trial Lawyers
A one-day trial training bootcamp for young lawyers featuring star litigators from across the United States. This program is presented by the ABA Section of Litigation and the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Bryan C. Skarlatos will participate in a panel presentation titled “Economic Substance, Judicial Doctrines And Legal Ethics” at PLI's Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2019
Impact on partnerships of recent judicial decisions, legislation, and administrative developments relating to economic substance, tax shelters and the codification of the economic substance doctrine, including LB&I Directives; penalty defenses, rules of professional responsibility and conduct, including Circular 230 and related ethical considerations that come into play in evaluating the difference between good tax planning and overly aggressive or even criminal tax advice.
Co-panelist: Kelley C. Miller (Reed Smith LLP)
Michael Sardar will participate in the panel on "Asset Protection And Offshore Assets: Hide And Seek In The World Of Divorce" at the AAML/BVR National Divorce Conference
Brought to you by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and Business Valuation Resources (BVR), the National Divorce Conference brings together the leading matrimonial attorneys and financial experts for the only event of its kind. Join us in Las Vegas, May 8-10, 2019, to gain critical insights from nationally recognized presenters and increase your practice proficiency. Reserve your space and earn up to 16 CPE/CLE credits!
Michael Sardar will participate in the panel titled "Reports Of Subcommittees On Important Developments" at the ABA Section of Taxation, May Tax Meeting
Important developments is Offshore Compliance and Enforcement.