67th Tulane Tax Institute

67th Tulane Tax Institute 

Agenda

Tulane University Law School
presents the
67th Tulane Tax Institute

October 31 - November 2, 2018
JW Marriott, 614 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

Wednesday, October 31
8:00am - 8:30amRegistration
8:30am - 9:45amOverview of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Eric Solomon
Ernst & Young
Washington, DC
9:45am - 10:00amBreak
 10:00am - 11:00amState Implications of Federal Tax Reform
Mark Sommer
Frost Brown Todd
Louisville, KY
11:00am - 12:00pmChoice of Entity After TCJA
Thomas Nichols
Missner Tierney Fisher Nichols
Milwaukee, WI
12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch - on your own
1:30pm - 2:30pmInternational Overview
Bernie Pistillo
Morrison & Foerster
San Francisco, CA
2:30pm - 3:30pmOther Business Changes: Sections 163(j) & 461(l), NOLs, and 100% Expensing
Jeffery Wright
Deloitte Tax, LLP
Houston, TX
 3:30pm - 3:45pmBreak
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Professionalism
Dane Ciolino
Professor Loyola University College of Law
New Orleans, LA

OR

Louisiana Update
James "Jim" Exnicios
Liskow & Lewis
New Orleans, LA

Thursday, November 1
8:00am - 8:30amRegistration
8:30am - 9:45amRecent Developments
Bruce McGovern
Professor South Texas College of Law
Austin, TX
9:45am - 10:00amBreak
10:00am - 11:00amSection 199A - An In Depth Look
Jeff Erickson
Ernst & Young
Washington, DC
11:00am - 12:00pmTax Strategies for Acquisitions & Dispositions After TCJA
David Wheat
Kirkland & Ellis
Houston, TX
12:00pm - 1:30pmLuncheon Presentation
Q & A With the Speakers
Moderator - Robert J. Peroni
Professor of Law, University of Texas Law School
Austin, TX
1:30pm - 2:30pmAccounting Methods: Revenue Recognition & Other Small Business Changes
Kevin Anderson
BDO US
Washington, DC
2:30pm - 3:30pmCompensation & Benefit Changes
David Powell
Groom Law Group
Washington, DC
3:30pm - 3:45pmBreak
3:45pm - 4:45pm

Ethical Issues in Tax Practice
Christopher Rizek
Caplin & Drysdale
Washington, DC

Linda Galler
Professor Hofstra University School of Law
Hempstead, NY

Friday, November 2
8:00am - 8:30amRegistration
8:30am - 9:45amRecent Developments
Stanley Johanson
Professor University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
9:45am - 10:00amBreak
10:00am - 11:00amCreditor Rights & Protections in Estate Planning
Robert Kirkland
Kirkland Woods & Martinson, LLP
Liberty, MO
11:00am - 12:00pmPlanning & Drafting in Light of the TCJA, Higher Estate & Gift Tax Exclusions, 199A Proposed Regulations, & IRS Guidance
Stephen Akers
Bessemer Trust
Dallas, TX
12:00pm - 1:30pmLunch - on your own
1:30pm - 2:30pmPlanning to Maximize Basis with New & Higher Estate Tax Exemptions
Paul Lee
Northern Trust
New York, NY
2:30pm - 3:30pmSomeone to Watch Over Me
Stephen Magowan
3:30pm - 3:45pm Break
3:45pm - 4:45pmPost-Death Administrative Nightmares
S. Andrew Pharies
DLA Piper
San Diego, CA



















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