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Federal Bar Association 2023 Tax Law Conference

Washington, DC

Jorge Castro, Marc Gerson, Lisandra Ortiz, and Loren Ponds will speak at the Federal Bar Association Tax Law Conference on March 3-7, 2023. This conference will feature in-person and virtual programs.

March 3, 2023 (In-person)

Castro and Gerson will moderate "Floyd's Panel: 2023 Tax Legislative Update." This panel of Senior staff from the House Committee on Ways and Means, the Senate Committee on Finance, and the Joint Committee on Taxation will provide their perspectives on the tax legislative outlook for 2023 and upcoming policy priorities. 

Ortiz will present, as part of a panel, "Ethics: Wrong Questions Only." This interactive panel will work with attendees to develop the worst possible answer to hypothetical ethics issues.

March 6 (Virtual)

Ponds will speak on the panel titled "The OECD Pillars: Buckle Up!" This panel will discuss the current state of the OECD Pillars with a focus on the current state of Pillar One, including a deep dive into Amount B. The panel will also cover the implementation of Pillar Two in the European Union and beyond.

March 7 (Virtual)

Ortiz will present "Navigating Proposed Changes to the IRS Independent Office of Appeals," a panel discussion on recent updates at the IRS Independent Office of Appeals. This program will examine the proposed IRS Appeals Treasury Regulation and Interim Guidance and how it may impact taxpayers, the ongoing changes to IRS Appeals operations due to the pandemic, how the IRS Appeals office is working to reduce backlog of docketed cases, and discuss IRS Exam participation in the IRS Appeals process.