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Iti Agenda 2013

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 24TH, 2013
Registration is from 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM.

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Opening Remarks

Dean Stephen Ferruolo – University of San Diego School of Law
Patrick W. Martin, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Enrique Hernández, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
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8:45 AM - 10:20 AM
Course 1: International Tax Update: Mexico’s Tax Reform

Moderator: Enrique Hernández, Esq. - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Andrés Noel Sánchez, Central Administrator for Legal Criteria 2 - SAT
Dr. Herbert Bettinger Barrios - Bettinger Asesores, S.C.
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10:20 AM - 10:30 AM: Break
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10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Course 2: Record Renunciation of U.S. Citizenships; Tax Consequences, Life Changes & Passports

Moderator: Elettra Menarini, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Patrick W. Martin, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Michael G. Pfeifer, Esq. – Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
Jan J. Bejar, Esq. – The Law Offices of Jan Joseph Bejar, APLC
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11:50 AM - 12:00 PM: Break
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12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Course 3A: Finally FATCA – Before its Implementation – This Time Really?

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Ana Y. Rodríguez, Attorney Advisor – Ministry of Finance, Costa Rica
Lic. Arturo Alejandro Pérez Sánchez, Administrator for International Tax Legal Affairs 2 – SAT
Lic. Jorge Correa Cervera, Consultant – OECD

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Course 3B: Tax Consequences to Trustees of Foreign Trusts; Discretionary Distributions and Trust Accounts

Moderator: Liliana Menzie, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Rachel J. Harris, Esq. – Loeb & Loeb LLP
Kim G C Moody, FCA, TEP – Moodys’, LLP
Michael G. Pfeifer, Esq. – Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
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1:15 PM - 2:30 PM (Lunch)
Course 4: Award Ceremony

Moderator: C.P.C. José Paul Hernández – Tax Association Baja
Dr. Herbert Bettinger Barrios, Bettinger Asesores, S.C.
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2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course 5A: Corporate Compliance: The Confluence of International Criminal Tax, Money Laundering and the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA)

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Alberto Elías Beltrán – Financial Intelligence Unit, Adjunct Director– SHCP (Mex. Treas.)
Mark E. Matthews, Esq. - Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
Pamela Naughton, Esq. – Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Course 5B: Mexico International Tax Directors - Round Table

Moderator: Lic. Omar Zúñiga – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C
Lic. Guadalupe León – LatAm Tax Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Lic. Erik Fuentes - LatAm Tax Director, Honeywell
Lic. Alejandro Gordillo – Tax Director, Gamesa eólica
C.P.C. Armando Pérez Sánchez - Tax Director, Televisa

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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM: Break
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Course 6A: Private Sector Commentary on New Mexican Tax Reform

Moderator: Enrique Hernández, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Ricardo Quibrera Saldaña - ECOVIS Quibrera Saldaña, S.C.
Lic. Gabriela Pellón - Ortiz,Sainz Y Erreguerena, S.C.
Lic. Eduardo Revilla – Revilla y Álvarez Alcalá, S.C.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Course 6B: A Critical Look at the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Programs – 5 Years Out

Moderator: Jon P. Schimmer, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Mark E. Matthews, Esq. - Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered
John C. McDougal, Esq. Special Trial Attorney - Office of Chief Counsel - Internal Revenue Service
G. Michelle Ferreira, Esq. - Greenberg Traurig LLP
Eric R. LoPresti, Esq., Sr. Attorney Advisor to the National Taxpayers Advocate, IRS
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cocktail Reception @ Procopio 525 B Street, Suite 2200 San Diego, CA 92101

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Friday October 25th, 2013
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8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Course 7: U.S. International Tax Directors - Round Table

Moderator: Marc J. Gerson, Esq. - Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Brian Lynn, Esq., Senior Tax Counsel - Hewlett-Packard Company
Jessica Weinberg, Esq., International Tax Director – Qualcomm
Paul H. Yong, Esq., Vice President – Corporate Tax and Chief Tax Counsel – Sempra Energy
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9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Course 8A: Judicial Review of Tax Laws: What is the Correct Standard for It?

Moderator: Enrique Hernández, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Ministro Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena – Mexico Supreme Court

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Course 8B: Starting the Race Against the Tax Authority in the International Tax World – Statute of Limitations & Lack of Filings

Moderator: Eric D. Swenson, Esq.– Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Jon P. Schimmer, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
John C. McDougal, Esq., Special Trial Attorney – Office of Chief Counsel - Internal Revenue Service

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10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Break
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Course 9A: Taxpayers Advocates of the NAFTA Countries

Moderator: Roy A. Berg, Esq. – Moodys’ LLP
Eric R. LoPresti, Esq., Sr. Attorney Advisor to the National Taxpayers Advocate - IRS
J. Paul Dubé B.A., LL.B, J.D., Taxpayers Ombudsman - Canada Revenue Agency
Lic. Iván Curiel, Regional Delegate - Prodecon

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Course 9B: Cross-Border Structures with Hybrid Entities: Avoiding Common Pitfalls (YIN)

Moderator: Pedro Corona de la Fuente, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Enrique Perez Grovas – Ernst & Young Global Limited
Candice Turner, Esq. – Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Phillip Schneider, Esq. - Souza, Schneider, Pugliese e Sztokfisz Advogados
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12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Break
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12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Course 10: OECD International Tax Initiatives – Base Erosion and Exchange Information

Moderator: Pedro Corona de la Fuente, Esq. – Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
Lic. Sérgio Luís Pérez - Head of the APA/BAPA/MAP Team – SAT
Lic. Jorge Correa Cervera, Consultant – OECD
Peter Blessing, Esq. - KPMG
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Simultaneous Spanish/English translations will be available.

Earn MCLE Credits: The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider, and certifies that this activity is approved for MCLE credit in the amount of 11.25 hours of general credit.

CPE Credits: This organization follows the CE guidelines specified in the California Board of Accountancy Regulations. Total amount of CPE credit: 11 hours.