Two-Day Taxation Conference To Be Held In Austin

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 01:00

The University Of Texas School Of Law has scheduled a two-day tax law conference on Wednesday and Thursday, December 9 and 10, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin.

The seminar will begin at 8:45 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. On Thursday it will run from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

It will be followed by Stanley M. Johanson's 2009 Estate Planning Workshop on Friday, December 11, also at the Hyatt Regency.

Wednesday's topics include Margin Tax Update, a panel discussion with moderator Cynthia M. Ohlenforst, K & L Gates LLP and panelists Jerry Howard Oxford, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, and Michael B. Seay, Martens, Seay & Todd. The luncheon presenter, Eric Solomon, former assistant secretary, U.S. Treasury Department, will discuss Tax Shelters: Regulation and Policy - a look at the recent history of tax shelter phenomenon. Another panel discussion moderated by Farley P. Katz, Strasburger & Price, LLP, titled There's a New Sherriff in Town: What Practitioners Need to Worry about as Preparers, will end Wednesday's program.

Among Thursday's topics are Workouts and Troubled Businesses; Employment and Other Tax Issues in Bankruptcy; Tax Legislation in 2010 and Beyond with George K. Yin, Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professor of Law and Taxation, UVA Law School; Bringing It All Back Home: Unreported Offshore Assets; and President Obama's Tax Plans with Calvin H. Johnson of The University of Texas School of Law.

For more information about available CLE credits and fees, see CLE Events at The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To make a reservation, call (512) 475-6700 or go to