Certainty in an Uncertain World?

10th Annual Tax Policy & Practice Symposium
February 25 - 26, 2009
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
Program Managers: Ernst & Young LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Agenda

Day 1
0:00AM - 0:00AM

Agenda is tentative and timing/descriptions may change before the event in February 2009.
8:00AM - 8:10AM

Welcome Remarks and Symposium Mission

8:10AM - 8:45AM

Keynote Opening

8:45AM - 9:45AM

Keynote Panel: Whose Income Is It? How Business is Caught in the Global Competition and Controversy for Tax Revenues

Details
9:45AM - 10:10AM

Break

10:10AM - 11:20AM

Plenary Panel: Tax Administrator’s View of Global Tax Issues

Details
11:20AM - 12:30PM

Plenary Panel: Controversy and Dispute Resolution—Developments, Trends and Practical Solutions

Details
12:30PM - 2:00PM

Lunch and Keynote Address

2:00PM - 3:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 1

Best Practices in Managing Tax Controversy with Multiple Jurisdictions—China and India
Details
2:00PM - 3:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 2

Transfer Pricing: Intercompany Services
Details
2:00PM - 3:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 3

State Attacks on Intercompany Transactions
Details
3:15PM - 3:30PM

Break/Move to Next Breakout Session

3:30PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Session - Option 1

Best Practices in Managing Tax Controversy with Multiple Jurisdictions—Mexico and Brazil
Details
3:30PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Session - Option 2

Transfer Pricing: Treatment of Intangibles and Business Restructuring
Details
3:30PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Session - Option 3

Transfer Pricing: Intercompany Services
Details
3:30PM - 4:45PM

Breakout Session - Option 4

SALT Roundtable: SALT Professionals Discuss Legislative and Judicial Developments and Planning Opportunities
Details
4:45PM - 5:00PM

Break/Move to Next Breakout Session

5:00PM - 6:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 1

Best Practices in Managing Tax Controversy with Multiple Jurisdictions – China and India
Details
5:00PM - 6:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 2

Best Practices in Managing Tax Controversy with Multiple Jurisdictions—Mexico and Brazil
Details
5:00PM - 6:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 3

Transfer Pricing: Treatment of Intangibles and Business Restructuring
Details
5:00PM - 6:15PM

Breakout Session - Option 4

State and Local Tax Policy Trends
Details
6:15PM - 8:00PM

Cocktail Reception

Day 2
8:00AM - 9:15AM

Breakout Session - Option 1

Risk-Based Approach to Large Corporate Audits
Details
8:00AM - 9:15AM

Breakout Session - Option 2

Indirect Taxes and Global Controversy
Details
8:00AM - 9:15AM

Breakout Session - Option 3

Tax Controversy Arising from Global Workforce and (Accidental) Expatriates
Details
9:15AM - 9:30AM

Break/Move to Next Breakout Session

9:30AM - 10:45AM

Breakout Session - Option 1

Litigation with Tax Authorities
Details
9:30AM - 10:45AM

Breakout Session - Option 2

Permanent Establishment and Nexus
Details
9:30AM - 10:45AM

Breakout Session - Option 3

Risk-Based Approach to Large Corporate Audits
Details
10:45AM - 11:15AM

Break

11:15AM - 12:30PM

Keynote Closing Panel: Lessons Learned and Best Practices in Dealing with Multijurisdictional Tax Controversies

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