Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2011-44 

October 31, 2011 

Announcement 2011-69

The Twenty-Fourth Annual Institute on International Taxation, jointly sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and the George Washington University Law School, will be held on December 15 and 16, 2011, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.


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The Internal Revenue Service announces the Twenty-Fourth 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 15 and 16, 2011, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. Registration is currently underway for the Institute.

The program, which is intended for international tax professionals, will present a unique opportunity for top IRS and Treasury officials and tax experts, foreign government tax authorities, and leading private sector specialists, to address breaking issues and present key perspectives on new developments.

The first day will feature sessions on:

  • Competent Authority

  • Unsteady Ground: Multinational Corporations Navigate New Challenges on Subsidiary Sales, Permanent Establishments, Tax Reporting, and More

  • Striving for Efficiencies in Transfer Pricing Enforcement and Compliance

  • Ethical Issues in International Tax Practice

  • Selling the CFC: Section 1248 Topics

  • Foreign Tax Credit Issues

The second day will focus on:

  • Partner or Partnership: Which Matters?

  • Inbound and Outbound Developments: New Today and Coming Tomorrow

  • Character, Source, and Withholding Tax Treatment of Cross-Border Payments

  • Taxing Transactions in the Cloud

On the first day, Douglas H. Shulman, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, will deliver the luncheon address. On the second day, Emily McMahon, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy, will deliver the luncheon address. The second day will also include a welcoming address by William J. Wilkins, Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, as well as 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.

The principal author of this announcement is Patricia A. Bray of the Office of Associate Chief Counsel (International). For further information regarding this announcement, contact Patricia A. Bray at 202-622-5871 (not a toll-free call).


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