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    Inversions: New Rules, Continued Challenges

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    In September the Treasury Department and IRS announced that they will adopt new rules, with effect from September 22, intended to limit the tax advantages of “inversion” transactions. These rules address both the inversion transactions themselves and the post-closing tax benefits to inverted companies. The rules also address some issues that practitioners were concerned could have led to “accidental” inversions. The panel will discuss the new rules and consider their effects, after which we will conclude by addressing some continuing challenges and possible “accidental inversions” that remain under the new rules.

    Featured Speakers

    David G. Shapiro, Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia, PA

    Joseph M. Calianno, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC

    John J. Merrick, IRS, Washington, DC (Invited)

    Brenda L. Zent, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC (Invited)

    PLEASE NOTE: To receive CLE credit you must be logged into the webinar for the ENTIRE program (including the Q&A). Partial credit is not available for this program. Please see the CLE Informaton page for more details.

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    Inversions: New Rules, Continued Challenges

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    Web

    Date

    Nov 12, 2014

    2014-11-12T13:00:00 2014-11-12T14:35:00 Inversions: New Rules, Continued Challenges

    In September the Treasury Department and IRS announced that they will adopt new rules, with effect from September 22, intended to limit the tax advantages of “inversion” transactions. These rules address both the inversion transactions themselves and the post-closing tax benefits to inverted companies. The rules also address some issues that practitioners were concerned could have led to “accidental” inversions. The panel will discuss the new rules and consider their effects, after which we will conclude by addressing some continuing challenges and possible “accidental inversions” that remain under the new rules.

    Featured Speakers

    David G. Shapiro, Saul Ewing LLP, Philadelphia, PA

    Joseph M. Calianno, Grant Thornton LLP, Washington, DC

    John J. Merrick, IRS, Washington, DC (Invited)

    Brenda L. Zent, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC (Invited)

    PLEASE NOTE: To receive CLE credit you must be logged into the webinar for the ENTIRE program (including the Q&A). Partial credit is not available for this program. Please see the CLE Informaton page for more details.

    Registration Fees
    FEES*
    $125 Section of Taxation Members
    $150 All other ABA Members
    $125 Young Lawyers
    $125 Government / Academic / Non-Profit
    $195 All other registrants
    $75 Additional registrants (using the same phone line)
    FREE Full-time J.D., LL.M., or M.T. Candidates (No CLE Credit/Webcast Only)
    FREE Press
    *Fee includes an mp3 audio recording that is available within one week following the program date.

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