Tax Strategies Focus Of PLI Chicago Conference

Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 00:00

Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2008 is the title of an upcoming three-day program being offered by The Practising Law Institute. The conference will take place beginning on Tuesday, November 18, and run through Thursday, November 20 at The Doubletree Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 East Ohio Street, Chicago.

PLI's program will focus on the tax issues presented by the entire spectrum of modern major corporate transactions, from relatively simply single-buyer acquisitions of a division or subsidiary to multi-party joint ventures, cross-border mergers, and complex acquisitions of public companies with domestic and foreign operations, including spin-offs and other dispositions of unwanted operations.

Chairing the conference will be Louis S. Freeman, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Faculty will include Paul H. Asofsky, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP; Michael A. DiFronzo, IRS; Thomas A. Humphreys, Morrison & Foerster LLP; Richard L. Reinhold, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher LLP; Eric P. Sloan, Deloitte Tax LLP; Bernita L. Thigpen, KPMG LLP; Joel V. Williamson, Mayer Brown LLP; and Diana L. Wollman, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.

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