DC Bar Taxation Community Annual Tax Conference

Shay Dvoretzky Armando Gomez Eric B. Sensenbrenner William Alexander Paul W. Oosterhuis

On January 25-26, several of our Washington, D.C. attorneys participated on various panels during the D.C. Bar Taxation Community’s Annual Tax Conference.

On January 25, tax partner Eric Sensenbrenner spoke on the panel “Partnership Taxation: International Partnership Issues,” which discussed the application of the international provisions of the code to partnerships and their partners, including CFC inclusions, Section 1248, the PFIC provisions, dispositions and other transfers of partnership interests and partnership conversions; and Supreme Court and appellate litigation partner Shay Dvoretzky participated in the session “Tax Controversy: Exploring Tax Issues Related to Regulatory Authority, Chevron Deference and the Administrative Procedure Act.”

On January 26, tax of counsel William Alexander spoke on the panel “Corporate Taxation: Spin-Off Update,” which explored how the new corporate minimum tax treats spin-offs, the treatment of divisive transactions such as split-offs and split-ups under the stock repurchase excise tax, and other current developments relating to spin-offs including recently issued private letter rulings; tax partner Armando Gomez participated in the session “Diversity and the Tax Bar: Widening the Pipeline,” which addressed promoting and sustaining a diverse tax industry; and tax of counsel Paul Oosterhuis spoke on the panel “International Tax: Rethinking the Sourcing Rules.”