17th Annual USD School of Law-Procopio International Tax Law Institute

17th Annual USD School of Law-Procopio International Tax Law Institute

Date and Time

  • Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 29, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Location

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, 1 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110

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 Presented by the University of San Diego School of Law and Procopio International Tax Institute (USD-PITI) conference reveals international tax trending topics that affect your cross-border business operations and tax and financial decisions. This stellar program will cover the fine points of international tax such as International Audits, FATCA, OVDP, BEP's, Automatic Exchange of Information and International Criminal Investigations with a focus on Business Planning and Family Wealth Preservation strategies among Canada, Mexico and the United States.

The premier educational and networking event for the latest developments in the international tax laws of the U.S., Mexico and Canada, attracts internationally recognized leaders in the field of international tax and serves as an educational platform as well as an opportunity to network among industry colleagues.

Accommodations

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  • Full Conference Regular Attendee $859
  • Students, Professors or Government Officials $499

Registration Fees include: Access to all Conference panels | Presentation materials | Simultaneous interpretation services | Access to all social & networking events | All food and beverage during the Conference

  • Agenda - Thursday, October 28 (updated 10/19/21)
    Time Topic
    8:00 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.

    Welcome Remarks

    • Robert A. Schapiro,  Dean and C. Hugh Friedman Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law
    • Consul Carlos Gonzalez,Consul General of Mexico in San Diego

    8:10 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.

    Panel 1A

    Federal International Tax Crimes Round Up

    Traducción: Delitos Fiscales Internacionales

    • Joshua Smeltzer, Esq. - Gray Reed
    • Lic. Ambrosio Michel - Michel Abogados (Former Sub-Mexico's Attorney General for President Fox)
    • Kevin Sweeney - Chamberlain
    • Daniel Silva - U.S. Attorney's Office (Cross Border Tax Force)
    • Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio 

    9:45 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

    Panel 2A

    Impact of U.S. Tax Reform for Mexican Investors and Dual-National Families

    Traducción: Impacto de la Reforma Fiscal de los E.U.A. para Inversionistas Mexicanos y Familias con Doble Nacionalidad

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Raúl Navarro - Chevez, Ruiz, Zamarripa
    • Lic. Abel Mejia - Sanchez Devanny
    • Pedro E. Corona, Esq. - Procopio
    • Paloma Armella, Esq. - Procopio

    9:45 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

    Panel 2B

    President Biden's Corporate Tax Proposals (International Taxes)

    Traducción: Propuesta de Reforma Fiscal Corporativa del Presidente Biden

    Speakers:

    • Hal Hicks, Esq. - Skadden (Former International Tax Counsel - Department of the Treasury) -- Moderator
    • Eric Solomon - Steptoe (Former head of the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department)
    • Jose Murillo, Esq. - Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs), (Provides advice and counsel to the Office of Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury Department related to international tax policy and tax treaties)
    • Moshe Spinowitz, Esq., Skadden

    11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    Panel 3A

    New U.S. Federal Money Laundering Law: KYC, Beneficial Owners, Professionals

    Traducción: Nueva Ley Anti-Lavado de Dinero en los EUA:  Conoce tu Cliente (KYC), Beneficiarios Efectivos y Profesionistas

    Speakers:

    • Elise Bean, Esq. - Co-director Levin Center (Former Director of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations)
    • Daniel Silva, Esq. - U.S. Attorney's Office (Cross Border Task Force)
    • Patrick W. Martin, Esq. - Procopio

    11: a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

    Panel 3B

    Current Taxation Scenario after Mexico's SAT New Attributions

    Traducción: Panorama actual de la fiscalización en México, a partir de las nuevas atribuciones del SAT

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Juan Carlos Roa Jacobo
    • Lic. Carlos Ramírez Larsen - Deloitte
    • Lic. Brenda Montesinos Solano, Secretaria de Estudio y Cuenta del Ministro Pardo Rebolledo - Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación (México)

    12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

    Buffet Lunch in Sapphire Room

    Presentation of The Distinguished Professor Richard C. Pugh Award to Daniel C. Silva, Assistant United States Attorney Financial Crimes and Frauds

    The Distinguished Professor Richard C. Pugh Award is given annually to someone who "is indisputably a leader in the international tax field from Mexico or the United States."

    1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Panel 4A

    Tax Planning Trends for Mexican Family Offices Investing in the U.S.

    Traducción: Tendencias de Planeación Fiscal para Famlily Offices Mexicanos que Invierten en los E.U.A.

    • Lic. Abril Rodriguez - E&Y Mexico
    • Lic. Edgar Klee - Haynes Boone
    • Raul Villareal Garza, Esq. - Procopio

    1:20 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    Panel 4B

    Puerto Rico Tax Residency - The Tax Shangra La?

    Traducción: Residencia Fiscal en Puerto Rico. El Shangra La Fiscal?

    • Christopher Rivera, Esq., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Tax Policy Area – Puerto Rico Haciendas
    • Carlos Fontan, Director at Office of Incentives for Business in Puerto Rico - Department of Economic Development and Commerce
    • Ladd Brown, Esq., Senior Counsel – SB/SE,  Office of Chief Counsel  - IRS
    • Jon P. Schimmer, Esq. - Procopio

    2:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

    Panel 5A

    OECD Developments: MLI, BEPS 2.0 & Global Minimum Tax

    Traducción: Novedades OECD:  MLI, BEPS 2.0 y el Impuesto Mínimo Global

    • Lic. Juan Carlos Trujillo, Tratados Internacionales - SCHP
    • Lic. Armando Lara Yaffar -Leader of International tax practice KPMG Mexico (Former chairman of the United Nations Tax Committee and deputy director-general for Mexico’s international treaties within Mexico’s Ministry of Finance)
    • Pedro Corona, Esq. - Procopio

    2:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

    Panel 5B

    International Tax Audits: Hiding Income and Assets Internationally from Tax Authorities

    Traducción: Auditorías Fiscales Internacionales: Ocultando Ingresos y Activos de las Autoridades Fiscales

      • Daniel Silva - U.S. Attorney's Office (Cross Border Task Force)
      • Joshua Smeltzer, Esq. - Gray Reed
      • Eric D. Swenson, Esq. - Procopio
      • Lawrence Hill, Esq. - Steptoe

    4:10 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.

    Panel 6A

    Jurisdictional & Other Problems of International Information Penalties and When to Enlist the Taxpayers Advocate Office

    Traducción: Jurisdicción y Otros Problemas sobre Multas por la Omisión de Presentar Declaraciones Informativas Internacionales y Cuando Acudir al Taxpayers Advocate (similar a la Procurador de Defensa del Contribuyentes)

    Speakers:

    • Mrs. Erin M. Collins, Esq. - National Taxpayer Advocate
    • Frank Agostino, Esq. - Agostino & Associates LLP
    • Hale E. Sheppard, Esq. - Chamberlain

    4:10 p.m. - 5:25 p.m.

    Panel 6B

    IFA Panel: Structuring Business in Mexico after US and Mexican Tax Reforms - A Practical Approach

    Traducción:Estructuración de Negocios en México luego de las Reformas Fiscales de México y E.U.A. - Un Angulo Práctico

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Omar Zuniga - Creel
    • David Paul, Esq. - Honda USA
    • Liliana Galindo, Esq. - Ryan
    • Lic. Stephanie Uribe - Santamarina Steta
    5:30 p.m.

    Toast 

     

  • Agenda - Friday, October 29 (updated 10/19/21)

    8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

    Panel 7A

    Mexico's Tax Attorney General presentation

    Traducción: Ponencia del Procurador Fiscal de la Federación (México)

    Speakers:

    • Dr. Carlos Romero - Mexico's Fiscal Attorney General - Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (Ministry of Finance and Public Credit)
    • Lic. Carlos Hernández, Subprocurador Fiscal Federal de Asuntos Financieros - SHCP
    • Enrique Hernández, Esq. - Procopio

    9:35 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    Panel 8A

    Cross-Border M&A Planning and Restructuring Trends: Strategic US-Mexico Tax Planning for Ownersehip and Use of Intangible Assets

    Traducción: Tendencias de M&A y Reestructuras Internacionales.  Planeación Estratégica en la Propiedad y Uso de Bienes Intangibles

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Rodrigo Troncoso - Chevez Ruiz, Zamarripa
    • Lic. Javier Díaz de León Galarza - Cuatrecasas
    • Raúl Villarreal Garza, Esq. - Procopio

    10:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Panel 9A

    International Tax Directors Panel

    Traducción: Reunión de Directores Fiscales Internacionales - Materialidad de los Contratos

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Elena Robles Sahagún - Estafeta
    • Lic. Adolfo Salame Mussali, Director Jurídico - Grupo Traxión
    • Lic. Martha Alicia Ruelas, Of Counsel - Morales y Casillas Abogados
    • Fernando García, Head Tax Affairs - Boehringer-ingelheim

    10:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Panel 9B

    Mexico Proposed Tax Reform 2022:  A Cross Border Perspective

    Traducción: Propuesta de Reforma Fiscal 2022:  Una Perspectiva Transfronteriza

    Speakers:

    • Lic. Juan Pablo Lemmen-Meyer Valero - E&Y México
    • Lic. Gerardo Nieto Martinez - Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
    • Raul Villarreal Garza, Esq. - Procopio

    12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Panel 10A

    Mexico's Labor outsourcing new law: Disruption in the Tax world

    • Lic. Alvaro J. Altamirano - Altasmirano y Estudillo
    • Lic. Gerardo Nieto - Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.

    12:10 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Panel 10B

    Here is what you need to know about taxing Cryptocurrencies

    Traducción: Lo que Usted necesita saber acerca de la Tributación de Cryptomonedas

    Speakers:

    • Dr. Alejandro Reynoso del Valle, Teaching Fellow de la Judge Business School de la Universidad de Cambridge and Current President)
    • James Creech, Esq., Senior Manager - Baker Tilly
    • Charles Lin, Esq. - Procopio
    • Paloma Armella, Esq, - Procopio

    tbd

    IFA Panel: Structuring Business in Mexico after US and Mexican Tax Reforms - A Practical Approach

    Traducción:Estructuración de Negocios en México luego de las Reformas Fiscales de México y E.U.A. - Un Angulo Práctico

    Speakers:

    • Lic Omar Zuñiga - Creel
    • David Paul, Esq. - Honda USA
    • Liliana Galindo, Esq. Ryan
    • Lic. Stephanie Uribe - Santamarina Steta
  • MCLE and CPE 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 7.25 hours of general credit on Thursday, October 28, and 5.0 hours of general credit on Friday, October 29. 

    Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP follows the CE guidelines specified in the California Board of Accountancy Regulations and is approved for 7.25 hours of general credit on Thursday, October 28, and 5.0 hours of general credit on Friday, October 29. 

  • About the Procopio International Tax Institute

    Founded in 2004, the Procopio International Tax Institute at the University of San Diego School of Law was developed to educate and inform foreign individuals and international companies seeking to do business in the United States. With the goal of increasing access to international tax knowledge and promoting cross-border education and cooperation between tax attorneys, accountants, financial experts and other interested business and tax groups, the institute presents an annual conference focusing on various tax related topics relevant to its international audience.

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