The Federal Bar Association’s Insurance Tax Seminar May 31 – June 1, 2018 is your comprehensive guide to the fluctuating international tax landscape. Get an overview of recent developments in international tax law as well as the technical application of the specific provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to insurers with international operations or investments.

Presently international tax law is drawing tremendous focus and attention from accountants, lawyers, business owners, government officials, and the insurance community. As the world’s economies grow increasingly integrated through trade, acquisitions, and joint ventures, U.S. international tax laws impact a larger percentage of businesses and transactions.

International tax rules influence small, medium, and large-size U.S. and non-U.S. based corporations. Similarly, they affect investors, mergers and acquisitions, insurance companies, and other commercial activity. A working knowledge of these international tax rules is of paramount importance to a wide variety of professionals. Early bird incentives end soon for the 2018 Insurance Tax Seminar held in Washington, D.C. Register today at www.fedbar.org/instax18.

 
The Insurance Tax Seminar assembles the world’s leading experts and senior government officials to discuss the multipart rules of U.S. international taxation and insurance. Federal Bar Association speakers will focus upon both operational and transactional implications of these rules, and describe the application of the rules to both U.S. and non-U.S. based organizations. Proper planning and management of tax matters paves the way for success by reducing risk, improving operations, and attaining transparency.

Prominent international tax and insurance specialists will discuss new developments, tax savings ideas, and changes in the laws regarding international business taxation.  The Insurance Tax Seminar has a potpourri of international tax issues to explore that affect insurance companies. Speakers John J. Peel and Surjya Mitra (both of PriceWaterhouse Coopers LLP) will provide a detailed update on general international tax issues.

The panel will evaluate how to determine whether a business constitutes a U.S. trade or business, measuring earnings and profits of foreign operations, and an overview of new international information reporting provisions. Insurance Tax Seminar topics include a discussion of: recent administrative and judicial changes, international estate tax, latest news surrounding IRS audits, and appeals of international tax issues.

The international insurance professionals at the Insurance Tax Seminar will deliver a wide range of guidance on tax efficient cross-border financing, structuring cross border transactions, and setting up and running overseas operations.

The Federal Bar Association Section on Taxation provides a forum for both the insurance and tax industry to share information, exchange ideas, and forge networking relationships. Learn from experts about recent changes affecting the industry and best practices for tax planning and compliance. Sign up now for the Insurance Tax Seminar at www.fedbar.org/instax18.

 


Stacy Slotnick, Esq. holds a J.D., cum laude, from Touro Law Center and a B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She performs a broad range of duties as an entertainment lawyer, including drafting and negotiating contracts; addressing and litigating trademark, copyright, patent, and other IP issues; and directing the strategy and implementation of public relations, blogging, and social media campaigns.