Experts to examine tax policy at symposium Friday

Published: October 18th, 2012

Category: Happenings, InsideUF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Distinguished members of the global tax community will discuss important topics revolving around current and future tax policy during the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program’s eighth annual International Tax Law Symposium on Friday.

The symposium will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, and is free and open to the public.

This year’s presenters and topics are:

• Willard B. Taylor, counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York: “Suppose FIRPTA was Repealed?” which examines the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act.

• Luis Eduardo Schoueri, chair of tax law at the department of economic, financial and tax law at the Law School of Sao Paul University: “Trends and Challenges of the International Tax Law in the Dawn of the 21st Century and the Non-Regression Principle as a New Approach Towards Tax Treaty Termination.”

• Susan C. Morse, associate professor of law at the University of California Hastings College of Law: “Startup, Ltd.: Tax Planning and Initial Incorporation.”

The symposium will also feature commentary by UF Law Professors Yariv Brauner, Omri Marian and Martin J. McMahon.

To view a live stream of the symposium, visit http://mediasite.video.ufl.edu/Mediasite/Play/a0147737bc394fe581c43ceb0e8f20af1d.

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