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Tax Institute

January 28-30, 2019
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles

Over 500 of your professional peers will converge 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 Essential Three-Day Event for Tax Professionals

The 2018 Tax Institute again featured many big names, informative panels and real-world takeaways.

  • Monday - Corporate Tax Planning
    The 2018 Institute began 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 gave the luncheon keynote presentation. Other sessions focused on corporate and business tax planning issues and the day ended 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), started 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) gave the luncheon keynote address. The day started with a Special Breakfast Session on "Succeeding as a Tax Lawyer in L.A." and ended with a hosted networking reception and evening workshops.
  • Wednesday - Estate Planning
    Wednesday was again dedicated to estate planning issues. Charles (Clary) Redd (Stinson Leonard Street) started 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, gave the luncheon keynote address. The day ended with a hosted networking reception with special speaker, author of Lucifer’s Banker, Bradley Birkenfeld and evening workshops.

Planning is currently underway for the 2019 Tax Institute. Please check back for programming updates as they become available. Register now to reserve your space!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2019 Tax Institute includes ticketing, publicity, exhibiting and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2019 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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