Virtual Currency – A Primer for the In-House Tax Professional

Moderator: Paul Magrath, Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd. Speakers: Andrea Kramer, McDermott Will & Emery LLP Lisa Zarlenga, Steptoe & Johnson LLP Sean Prince, Crowe LLP Rebecca Lee, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Cryptocurrency is edging into mainstream business transactions, yet, to many, the concept of a decentralized digital asset remains complex and murky. The taxation of crypto-based […]

Changing Approaches to IRS Tax Enforcement: What to Expect

Moderator: Brad Pees, Nestlé USA Speakers: Armando Gomez, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Matt Lerner, Sidley Austin LLP Starling Marshall, Crowell & Moring LLP Session Description: The IRS is on the cusp of significant change. Through implementation of the Taxpayer First Act, the agency seeks to reimagine the taxpayer experience, enhance employee training, […]

Managing Transparency Risk: Owning Your Data, Controlling Your World

Moderator: Kimberly T. Majure, KPMG LLP Speakers: Michael J. Bernard, Vertex, Inc. Bianca Kuijper, Thomson Reuters Armando Lara, KPMG LLP (Mexico) Session Description: Historically, the concept of “transparency” with government visibility was linked to taxpayer activities and transactions. More recently, mechanisms for increasing transparency have introduced tensions between taxpayers and their advisors. The near future […]

Lessons From Your COVID-19 Playbook – Preparing for Future Disruptions

Moderator : Jeff Friedman, Eversheds Sutherland LLP Speakers: Sharon L. Heck, Intel Corporation Glen Kohl, Stripe Kevin J. Logan , Netflix, Inc. Kirsten Nordlof, Autodesk, Inc. Session Description: The past year has provided unprecedented challenges for all businesses. This session, featuring the chief tax officers from Intel, Stripe, Autodesk, and Netflix, will explore how these […]

U.S. Tax Administration – A Roundtable Discussion with IRS Leadership

Moderator: Brian Kaufman,  Capital One Financial Corporation Speakers: Sunita Lough, Deputy Commissioner, Services and Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service Nikole Flax, Deputy Commissioner, LB&I, Internal Revenue Service Robin Greenhouse, Division Counsel, LB&I, Internal Revenue Service Session Description: As the Internal Revenue Service works to recover from pandemic-related disruptions, its newly released plan to implement the Taxpayer […]

CTO Brunch Briefing

Guest Speaker: Martin A. Sullivan, Chief Economist and Contributing Editor at Tax Analysts We are delighted to welcome Martin A. Sullivan, Chief Economist and Contributing Editor at Tax Analysts, who has written over 500 economic analyses for Tax Analysts’ publications and is the author of two books on federal tax reform, including the recent Corporate […]