Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2007-44 

October 29, 2007 

Announcement 2007-100

IRS and the George Washington University Law School to Sponsor Institute on International Tax Issues


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The Internal Revenue Service announces the Twentieth Annual Institute on Current Issues in International Taxation, jointly sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and The George Washington University Law School, to be held on December 13 and 14, 2007, at the Grand Hyatt Washington Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is currently underway for the Institute, which is intended for international tax professionals.

The program will present a unique opportunity for top IRS and Treasury officials and tax experts, OECD officials and other government tax authorities, and leading private sector specialists, to address breaking issues and present key perspectives on new developments. The first day will feature a discussion by U.S. and foreign tax authorities of current international tax controversies.

The first day will also feature sessions on the following:

  • The OECD: From the Outside, Looking In

  • Current Inbound and Outbound Developments

  • Transfer Pricing Challenges

  • International Tax Challenges: Real Cases, Real Advice

  • Hot Issues in Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

The second day will focus on the following topics:

  • Trends in Interpreting Key Judicial Doctrines

  • International Tax Controversies

  • Impact of Major OECD Initiatives

  • Foreign Tax Credit Planning — The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

On the second day, The Honorable Eric Solomon, Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy), U.S. Department of the Treasury, will deliver the luncheon address. The second day will also include an “Ask the IRS” panel featuring senior officials from the Service.

Those interested in attending or obtaining more information should contact The George Washington University Law School, at http://www.law.gwu.edu/ciit.


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