Tax symposium examines international tax policy

Published: October 29th, 2012

Category: News


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The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program welcomed distinguished members of the global tax community for the eighth annual International Tax Law Symposium on Friday, Oct. 19.

There were around 100 attendees at the symposium, which is geared toward educating interested students, faculty and alumni on important topics revolving around current and future international tax policy.

This year’s presenters and topics were:

  • Willard B. Taylor, of counsel at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York: “Suppose FIRPTA was Repealed?”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 also featured commentary by UF Law Professor Yariv Brauner, Omri Y. Marian and Martin J. McMahon.

A webcast of the symposium can be viewed here.