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2023 Texas Federal Tax Institute Annual Conference

San Antonio, TX

Larry Gibbs, George Hani, and Loren Ponds will speak at the 2023 Texas Federal Tax Institute Annual Conference on June 7-9, 2023, in San Antonio, Texas.

June 7, 2023

Ponds will present, as part of a panel, "Pillar Two and Potential U.S. Response." This panel will provide an overview of the Pillar Two rules and give examples of how Pillar Two will impact U.S. taxpayers. The discussion will include Greenbook provisions and potential U.S. Pillar Two responses domestically and in the foreign context.

June 8, 2023

Hani will co-moderate the King & Spalding and Miller & Chevalier Roundtable Breakfast. This Roundtable will feature a lively question and answer session on various topics.

Hani will present, "Tax Accounting Issues in M&A," a panel discussion on tax accounting issues arising in typical M&A transactions. Panelists will explain these issues in both a planning and controversy context, including contingent liabilities (and the recent Hoops case), Indopco issues with transaction costs, and the application of 1234A to termination fees. 

June 9, 2023

Gibbs will participate in the "Weaver Tax Legends Luncheon: Joint Interview with Chuck Rettig and Larry Gibbs." During this session, Chuck Rettig and Larry Gibbs, both former IRS Commissioners will be interviewed. The joint interview will explore the common experiences and personal attitudes of both of these esteemed tax lawyers in their time leading the IRS during a time of crisis. Drawing on their experiences as former IRS Commissioners, they will also provide their perspectives on the opportunities and challenges that taxpayers, their advisors, and the IRS face today and in the future.