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ITI Agenda 2014

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AGENDA - October 29th, 2014 Fundamentals of International Tax (Optional Courses)

Fundamental courses are complimentary with your conference registration. These will be held on Wednesday 29th, 2014 at Procopio's headquarters located on 525 B Street, lobby conference room, San Diego, CA 92101.

1:00pm To 2:00pm
Class 1: Introduction to Tax Residency

Speaker: Raul Villarreal Garza, Esq. - Procopio

2:00pm To 3:00pm
Class 2: Anti Deferral Regimes + CFC’s

Speakers: Diana Melnyk, Esq. - Procopio
Jacqueline Matoza-Creutzburg, Esq. - SunPower Corporation

3:00pm To 4:00pm
Class 3: Withholding Tax

Speakers: Jesus Oba, CPA
Agustin Ceballos - Procopio

4:00pm To 5:00pm
Class 4: Cross Border Estate & Gift Tax

Speakers: Juan Pablo Zaragoza, Procopio
Michelle Graham, Esq. – McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

5:00pm To 6:00pm
Class 5: FATCA

Speaker: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio

AGENDA - October 30th, 2014

8:30 AM to 8:45 AM
Opening Remarks

Dean Stephen C. Ferruolo, Dean & Professor - University of San Diego School of Law
Enrique Hernández, Esq. - Procopio
Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio

8:45 AM to 10:15 AM
Course 1: Recent Developments in Individual International Tax Compliance

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio
David Horton, Esq. - Director, International Individual Compliance (IIC) – IRS
Lic. Oscar Molina Chie. – General Administrator for Large Taxpayers – (SCHP / SAT)

10:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Course 2A: FATCA Gaps - Acceptable Documents by IGA Countries: Registering FFI’s by December 2014

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio
Roy Berg, Esq., Moody’s LLP
Diana Melnyk, Esq. – Procopio

10:15 AM to 11:30 AM
Course 2B: Holding Companies, Treaty Benefits and LOB Clauses

Moderator: Pedro Corona de la Fuente, Esq. - Procopio
Lic. Andrés Sanchez - Cuatrecasas (Spain)
Diogo Figueiredo, Esq. - Souza, Schneider, Pugliese e Sztokfisz Advogados (Brazil)
Michiel F. Schul, Esq. - Loyens & Loeff N.V. (The Netherlands)
Lic. Erik Cruz Ezquivel, Central Administration for International Legal Affairs – SAT

15 min Coffee Break & Networking

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Course 3A: Cross Border Tax Planning and Corporate Structuring Considerations for U.S. Companies Investing in Energy Projects in Mexico

Moderator: Enrique Hernandez, Esq. - Procopio
C.P. Mario Morales - KPMG
Lic. Juan Carlos Sierra - Basham, Ringe y Correa S.C.
Mr. Shawn O'Brien - Mayer Brown LLP

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Course 3B: Tax Implications of Cross Border Marital Divorce Disputes

Moderator: Raul Villarreal Garza, Esq. - Procopio
Adrian Martínez, Esq. - Procopio
Hon. Maureen F. Hallahan, Supervising Judge, Family Law Division - San Diego Superior Court

12:45 PM to 2:15 PM
LUNCH and Award Ceremony: The Tax World, What's upon us?

Moderator: John I. Forry, Esq. - Director of U.S. Law Program for International Legal Professionals - USD
The Richard Pugh Distinguished International Tax Award Recipient: Mr. Hal Hicks, Esq. - Skadden
Mr. Hicks served as the international tax counsel at the Department of Treasury from 2005-2007, and as associate chief counsel (international) in the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS from 2003-2005. He is one of only two people to hold both top international positions at Treasury and Office of Chief Counsel.

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Course 5A: International Tax Audits & International Tax Appeals

Moderator: Eric D. Swenson, Esq. - Procopio
Ms. Ursula Gee, Esq. – IRS Examination Division
Russell McGeehan, Esq. – IRS Appeals Division
Lic. Sergio Luís Pérez - PriceWaterhouseCoopers
Beth Wapner, Esq., Vice President Tax and Trade – Qualcomm Inc.
Lic. Sergio A. Lopez Solano - Representative of the International Tax Audit Administration- SAT

2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
Course 5B: Cross Border Asset Protection in the 21st Century

Moderator: Enrique Hernandez Pulido, Esq. - Procopio
Gideon Rothschild, JD CPA - Moses & Singer LLP
Lic. Miguel Escudero, Executive Trust Director – BANORTE

15 min Coffee Break & Networking

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Course 6A: YIN Panel - Selling Mexican Companies with U.S. Shareholders

Moderator: Pedro Corona de la Fuente, Esq. - Procopio
Lic. David Alerhand, - Goldberg Alerhand y Asociados, S.C.
Candice Turner, Esq., - Davies Ward Phillips & Vinteberg LLP
Lic. Luis Trillo - Trillo, Alonso & Fernandez del Valle, S.C.
Alejandro Suarez, Esq. - Procopio

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Course 6B: OVDP - Opt Out with New IRS 2014 Rules

Moderator: Jon P. Schimmer, Esq. - Procopio
Daniel Price, Esq. - Chief Counsel for Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions at SBI
Martin Press, Esq. - Gunster Law Firm

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Cocktail Reception @ Procopio 525 B street, suite 2200 San Diego, CA 92101

AGENDA - October 31st, 2014

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Course 7: International Tax Update: Mexico’s Tax Reform

Moderator: Enrique Hernández, Esq. - Procopio
Lic. Aristóteles Núñez Sánchez - Chief of the Mexican Revenue Service (SAT)

9:30 AM to10:30 AM
Course 8A: OVDP Civil FBAR Penalties After Zwerner

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio
Mr. Martin Press, Esq. - Gunster Law Firm
Steven Toscher, Esq. – Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez P.C.

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Course 8B: Mexico’s Tax Directors Roundtable

Moderator: Lic. Omar Zuñiga – Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C.
Lic. Juan Ignacio Matas, Tax Director - Grupo Salinas
Lic. Ana Paula Jimenez, Tax Director - General Electric Mexico

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Course 9A: Recent Developments in International Criminal Tax

Moderator: Eric D. Swenson, Esq. - Procopio
Richard Pietrofeso, Esq., Area Counsel - Criminal Investigations, IRS
Mark Matthews, Esq., - Caplin & Drysdale LLP
Lic. Arturo Tiburcio Tiburcio – Tiburcio Abogados S.C.

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Course 9B: BEP's & Exchange of Information - Current Developments

Moderator: John I. Forry, Esq. - Director of U.S. Law Program for International Legal Professionals - USD
Lic. Carlos Martinez - Creel Abogados, S.C.
Lic. Jorge Correa Cervera, Central Administrator - SAT

15 min Coffee Break & Networking

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Course 10A: Canadian Estate Planning Issues and Using Canadian Partnerships in International Transactions

Moderator: Kim Moody, Esq. - Moodys’ LLP
Lic. Alejandro Santoyo - Creel. García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez S.C.
Cheyenne Reese, Esq. - Legacy Lawyers LLP

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Course 10B: International Transactions and Title 31 Asset Forfeiture Actions

Moderator: Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio
Richard Pietrofeso, Esq., Area Counsel - Criminal Investigations, IRS
Daniel Silva, Esq., Assistant U.S. Attorney - Department of Justice (DOJ)
Maria Alvarez, Esq., Special Agent - Criminal Investigations, IRS
Wayne A. McEwan, Esq. – Wayne E. McEwan & Associates

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.