NYU Graduate Tax Program Fall 2015 Events — Save the Dates!

The NYU Graduate Tax Program invites all NYU JD and Tax LLM students to join us for any or all of the following fall semester events:

    • STATE & LOCAL TAX CAREERS FORUM (Wed, Sept. 16th, 6-7:30 PM, VH 216). This program will address career opportunities for JD and LLM students interested in pursuing practice in the state & local taxation area.  Scheduled panelists include Helen Hecht (Multistate Tax Commission), Holly Hyans (Morrison & Foerster) and Jeff Saviano (E&Y LLP).  The program will be moderated by Professor Richard Pomp.  RSVP:  https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_08IlJZEv9hcxeIt

     

    • TAX CAREERS IN GOVERNMENT (Tues, Sept 22nd, 10:55-11:55 AM, VH 208). This program will feature a roundtable discussion regarding tax careers in government and public service with Professor Lily Batchelder, who has just returned to the Law School after five years of government service.   Professor Batchelder served from 2010 to 2014 as the majority chief tax counsel for the US Senate Finance Committee. In 2014, she joined the White House as deputy director of the National Economic Council and deputy assistant to the President.  RSVP:  https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_dgxPv7mFTVQOAwR

     

     

    • WHY BEPS? (Wed, Sept 30, 6:00-9:00 PM, VH 210 & Faculty Library; Sponsored by International Fiscal Association, USA Branch – NY Region). As you may know from recent headlines, the OECD is pursuing a multi-step action plan for combating base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) by multinational corporations. This program will provide an overview of the events that have caused the OECD to pursue the BEPS project.  Panelists include Professor Willard Taylor, Professor David Rosenbloom, Manal Corwin (KPMG) and Patrick Brown.  Following the panel discussion, the International Fiscal Association (IFA) will host a reception for NY-area tax practitioners and our students.  RSVP:  https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0udBSmy17VqLpnn

     

    • OIL & GAS TAX PRACTICE (Mon, Oct 12th, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, VH 202) Please join us for a special lunch with tax attorneys from ExxonMobil.  Professor Denney Wright, who is Senior Tax Counsel, Global Training and Development at ExxonMobil, and who is teaching Oil & Gas Taxation at the Law School, will visit us from Houston.  Several of Professor Wright’s colleagues will join him.  During the lunch we hope to cover three topics: (1) the duties and needs of the in-house tax department of a major corporation, (2) special features of oil & gas tax practice and (3) careers in tax at ExxonMobil.  RSVP:  https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9LZDOyueTmu41LL

     

    • 20TH ANNUAL TILLINGHAST LECTURE: PASCAL SAINT-AMANS (Tues, Oct 13th, 6:00 PM, Greenberg Lounge). We are thrilled that Pascal Saint-Amans, Director of the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, will join us to deliver this year’s Tillinghast Lecture on Intellectual Taxation.  The lecture is titled: “BEPS and Automatic Exchange of Information: Towards a New Architecture for International Tax Cooperation?”  Given the high interest in this topic, we expect a large turnout of practitioners from the NY region.  A brief reception will follow the lecture.  RSVP:  http://nyulaw.imodules.com/Tillinghast

     

    • AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ATTORNEY-CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS RECEPTION (Thurs, Oct 22nd, 6:30-8:30 PM, Faculty Library). Please join us for a reception hosted by the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants (AAA-CPA).  Many members of the group are tax alumni and they are very interested in meeting our current students and faculty.  RSVP: https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0k5KUCNzgpS4b6l

     

    • GRADUATE TAX PROGRAM COOKIES, COCOA AND COFFEE (Tues, November 24, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, Faculty Club, D’Agostino Hall). As we near the Thanksgiving break and the end of the fall semester, please join us for cookies, coffee and hot cocoa for tax students and tax faculty.  The event will be informal (no panels or presentations) and please feel free to attend for as much or as little time as is convenient for your schedule.  RSVP: https://nyu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1TjC6LtalcgoCnH
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