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ITR Women in Tax Forum


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AGENDA 

The US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

  • The tax consequences for financial statements for the upcoming reporting period
  • The impact on your business
  • Considerations for future M&A deals
  • What to consider before repatriating?

The challenges and opportunities of the 'post-BEPS world'

  • The changing landscape of global trade and investment
  • The threat of unilateral BEPS measures
  • Managing US operations in a post-BEPS era

Diane Gardner , vice president tax & treasury, Kodak Alaris
Catherine O'Meara
, partner, tax department, Matheson

Building an effective corporate tax department

  • Doing more with less – using technology and strategic staffing to make your department more efficient
  • Compliance risk management: managing and improving tax compliance
  • Best practices in adding value to further strategic objectives or maximizing shareholder value
  • Working with outside consultants and advisors
  • Collaborate with HR on recruiting, retention, mentorship efforts

Effective planning for managing your tax and transfer pricing disputes

  • Recent and emerging trends in tax litigation and cases to watch
  • Preventing audits and the importance of documentation
  • The impact of MAP and dispute prevention

Larissa Neuman , partner, Fenwick
Julia Ushakova-Stein
, partner, Fenwick

Tax Structuring in M&A deals

  • Key concerns in due diligence
  • Tax missteps to avoid on integration
  • Opportunities to add value
  • State tax differences

The importance of leadership in developing your career

  • Advice on embracing influence, power and running a successful tax department
  • Finding the leadership style that suits you
  • Tactics on becoming a powerful champion and supporter of other women
  • Alternatives to the board or partnership track for your own career advancement

Nancy Nelson , tax director, Interactive Brokers
Kathleen Russ , partner, Travers Smith LLP
Elena Rowlands , partner, Travers Smith LLP

Ethics in tax and transfer pricing law

  • Latest developments in IRS Regulations – white collar matters
  • Ethical advice and tax avoidance: knowing where the line is
  • Implementing effective internal policies

Fishbowl session

Working your way to a chair at the boardroom table is difficult for women, as statistics clearly show. How can women in tax help each other to speed up the advance on equality? During this facilitated interactive networking session you will draw on advice, experiences and ongoing support from your peers.

  • Your advice to an aspiring woman tax professional
  • Lessons learned to take back to the office

Confirmed speakers pending panel placement:

Kathleen Weiden , senior managing director tax, Lefrak
Hui-Ping (Hsu) Fatzler , vice president of tax, Appnexus
Miriam Klein , managing director of tax, Centerbridge Partners
Lara Thomas , vice president tax, Medidata Solutions
Radhika Narain , vice president international tax, News Corp
 


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