USD-PITI 2014 CONFERENCE

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice 
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492                                                                          

The University of San Diego School of Law and Procopio International Tax Institute has become the premier educational and networking event for the latest developments in the international tax laws of the U.S., Mexico and Canada. For nine years, USD-PITI has been attracting reputable and internationally recognized leaders in the field of international tax and serves as an educational platform as well as an opportunity to network among industry colleagues.

The USD-PITI conference reveals International Tax trending topics that affects your cross-border business operations. This stellar program will cover today’s financial environment and fine points of international tax with a focus on wealth and conservation planning strategies between Canada, Mexico and the United States.

The 10th Annual USD-PITI Conference continues with this tradition of knowledge and collegiality by remaining on the forefront of new and relevant developments. This stellar program will cover the fine points of international tax such as FATCA, OVDP, BEP's, Automatic Exchange of Information and International Criminal Investigations & Audits, with a focus on business wealth and planning strategies among Canada, Mexico and the United States.

Topics that will be covered during the two day seminar include:

• FATCA Live: Automatic Exchange of information U.S.-Mexico-Canada
• Mexican Tax Reform; One year active
• International Tax Audits & International Appeals
• U.S. International Tax Directors - Round Table
• International Transactions and Title 31 Asset Forfeiture Actions
• Recent Developments in International Criminal Tax
• OVD - Opt out with New IRS 2014 Rules
• BEPs - What does the Future look like?
• Cross Border Estate Planning: Canada Assets & Multinational Families
• Multinational Assets: Premarital Tax & Family Planning ("Oops, I got divorced?")

The 2014 USD-PITI conference Speakers will include:

Lic. Aristóteles Núñez Sánchez - Chief of the Mexican Revenue Service (SAT)

David Horton, Esq. - Director, International Individual Compliance – IRS

Hal Hicks, Esq, - Skadden (Former International Tax Counsel at the Department of Treasury – IRS)

Mark J. Matthews, Esq. - Caplin & Drysdale (Former Chief of IRS Criminal Investigation Div.)

Angie Ortanez, Esq., Forfeiture Coordinator - Criminal Investigations, IRS

Beth Wapner, Esq., Vice President Tax and Trade – Qualcomm Inc.

Richard Pietrofeso, Esq., Area Counsel - Criminal Investigations, IRS

Lic. Jorge Correa Cervera, Consultant – OECD

Lic. Miguel Escudero – Grupo Financiero Banorte

Daniel Price, Esq. - Chief Counsel for Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions at SBI

Simultaneous Spanish/English translations will be available.

Earn 12.50 MCLE Credits: USD, School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

Earn 12 CPE Credits: This organization follows the CE guidelines specified in the California Board of Accountancy Regulations

The USD-PITI was designed for tax practitioners and financial professionals to remain on the cutting edge of international tax matters. International tax experts from the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service in D.C. along with their counterparts from Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público and SAT, U.S., Mexican and Canadian attorneys, accountants, corporate tax directors, managers, controllers, banking and financial advisors to multinational investors and financial executives responsible for cross border accountability operations should attend this once-a-year opportunity to join colleagues in gaining knowledge on and discussing the essential changes in international taxation to stay competitive and innovative.

In an ever-changing workplace and multi-national economic environment, it is the responsibility of tax practitioners and financial professionals to remain current with up-to-the minute and detailed knowledge of international tax law matters. The economic events taking place in the world has put increasing pressure on tax and financial policies of governments, specifically including the NAFTA countries that has led to numerous changes and modifications in the law. Government officials are now increasingly focusing their efforts in the area of international tax and transactions to help close budget and so-called "tax gaps". These ongoing changes in the law and policy demand that tax and financial professionals proactively seek out the newest developments and tax compliance strategies.

Lodging Information

Reserve your room at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and mention the USD-Procopio International Tax Institute to receive our special conference rate of $159 per night.

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NOTE: Special group rate of $159 available through October 1st, 2013 

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