UF Law to host the seventh annual International Tax Law Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s Graduate Tax Program will hold its seventh annual International Tax Law Symposium on Oct. 7 in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom Holland Hall, Room 180 at UF Law from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

The symposium will give those interested the opportunity to hear distinguished members of the global tax community discuss a range of important topics revolving around current and future tax policy.

Michael Lang, a professor and director of the LL.M. Program in International Law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, will present, “The Third Country Aspects of the Proposals for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) in the EU – The CCCTB Draft Directive in the Light of the Recent European Tax Policy Debate.” Lang is also the head of the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law.

Neil Brooks, professor of law and director of the Graduate Tax Program at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Toronto will present, “The Impact of Prevailing International Tax Laws and Norms on Low-Income Countries.”

J. Clifton Fleming, who is the Ernest L. Wilkinson Chair and Professor of Law at Brigham Young University Law School, and Robert Peroni, the Fondren Foundation Centennial Chair for Faculty Excellence and Professor of Law at University of Texas School of Law will jointly present, “Designing a Tax Exemption for Foreign Income When the Treasury is Empty.”

The symposium will be available to view via webcast here: http://video.ufl.edu/main/liveStreams/mediasite.php?id=5679&time_id=31707.

For additional information:
Matt Walker, UF Law Communications
352-273-0650 or mlwalker@law.ufl.edu

Published: October 5th, 2011

Category: Media Alert, News

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