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Tax Institute

January 29-31, 2018
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles

The USC Gould School of Law Tax Institute

Over 500 of your professional peers will again converge at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on January 29-31, 2018 to address cutting-edge tax issues affecting corporations, privately held companies, partnerships and real estate, individuals, tax ethics, enforcement and compliance, and estate planning. This three-day institute features popular updates on current developments, afternoon breakouts sessions, intimate evening workshops and three networking receptions. CE units for lawyers, accountants and financial planners, and legal specialization credit in Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, are available.

The USC Tax Institute

The 2018 Tax Institute will feature the same big names, informative panels and real-world takeaways as seen at past Institutes.

Three Days of Tax Tips

  • Monday - Business Tax Planning
    The Institute will begin with a review of recent developments in corporate tax planning by Marc Countryman (Ernst & Young) and Karen Gilbreath Sowell (Ernst & Young). USC Gould's Professor Edward Kleinbard will give the luncheon keynote presentation. Other sessions will be focused on corporate and business tax planning issues and the day will end with a hosted networking reception and evening workshops.
  • Tuesday - Partnerships, Real Estate, Individual, and Enforcement
    One of the country’s leading experts on partnership tax, Eric Sloan (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher), will start the day of three concurrent tracks of programming, focusing on partnerships and real estate, individual tax planning, and tax ethics, compliance and enforcement issues. Selvi Stanislaus (Executive Officer, California Franchise Tax Board) will give the luncheon keynote address. Start the day with a Special Breakfast Session on "Succeeding as a Tax Lawyer in L.A." and end it with a hosted networking reception and evening workshops.
  • Wednesday - Estate Planning
    Wednesday is again dedicated to estate planning issues. Charles (Clary) Redd (Stinson Leonard Street) will start the day with an overview of recent developments in estate planning.   University of San Diego’s Professor Victor Fleischer, the recent Democratic Chief Tax Counsel of the Senate Finance Committee, will give the luncheon keynote address. The day will end with a hosted networking reception with special speaker, author of Lucifer’s Banker, Bradley Birkenfeld and evening workshops.

For the complete programming guide for the 2018 Institute, click here

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2018 Tax Institute includes ticketing, publicity, exhibiting and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2018 Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and giveaways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.

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