IFA USA New York Regional Conference

28 July - 29 July 2021

About the webinar

Day 1: Wednesday, July 28

Panel 1: 12:00-01:25 PM ET
International Aspects of SPACS -- A New Look at a Hot Topic

Jeffrey D. Hochberg, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Lucy Farr, Davis Polk
Yu-Chi Liu, Principal - International Tax Services, PwC

Identify international tax issues arising from the jurisdiction of creation of a SPAC.
Understand PFIC issues that arise from initial funding of a SPAC.
Identify traps for the unwary arising from cross-border SPAC activity.

Panel 2: 1:30-02:30 PM ET
Cryptocurrency: Navigating Minefields in the Virtual Currency World

Pam Fuller, International Tax Counsel at Tully Rinckey and Zahn Law Group

Rebecca Lee, Principal, PwC
Lawrence Zlatkin, Vice President Tax, Coinbase

Understand ethical considerations arising with respect to cryptocurrency.
Analyze ethical issues of case studies in the cryptocurrency space.
Identify ethical rules that apply to cryptocurrency transactions.

Day 2: Thursday, July 29

Panel 1: 12:00-12:55 PM ET
ESG: Tax Implications

Barbara M. Angus, Global Tax Policy Leader, Ernst & Young LLP

Timothy M. McDonald, Senior Vice President-Finance & Accounting, Global Taxes, The Procter & Gamble Company
Belinda Rowsell, Principal, International Tax Services, PwC
Oscar Teunissen, Global Private Equity and SIF Tax Leader, PwC
Louise Weingrod, Vice President, Global Taxation, J&J

Understand ESG and pressures on increasing consideration of ESG.
Review key implications of ESG in the international tax context.
Consider how ESG tax implications impact different constituents.

Panel 2: 01:00-02:35 PM ET

Legislative Updates

Patrick Brown, Washington National Tax Services Co-Leader, PwC

Jose E. Murillo, Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Tax Affairs, Office of Tax Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Danielle Rolfes, Co-Partner in Charge, Washington National Tax – International Tax, KPMG LLP

Identify current tax legislative actions or proposals.
Consider implications of any legislative changes.
Consider any likely changes to proposed legislation in final form.


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