2012 High Tech Tax Institute

Welcome
Murray Dean – Intel; President - Santa Clara Valley TEI Chapter

Annette Nellen, MST Program Director - SJSU

International High Technology U.S. Tax Current Developments - here

Jim Fuller, Partner - Fenwick & West LLP 

Breakout A
 - Business Restructurings – What's Happening and What's New? - here
Paul Fahy, Partner - A&L Goodbody
 
Ivan Humphreys, Partner – Wilson Sonsini
David P. Hering, Partner – KPMG

Rachel D. Kleinberg, Partner - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Breakout B - 
Indirect Taxes and Emerging Industries - here
Kim Reeder, Partner - Reeder Wilson LLP 
Steve Oldroyd, Director – BDO
James D. Robinson, Senior VAT Manager - KPMG
William Lasher, Senior Director, Indirect Taxes - eBay Inc.

Luncheon Speaker - Post-Election Tax Perspectives
 - here
Nick Giordano, Principal - Ernst & Young

Section 199 – Hardware and Software Issues - here

Paul DiSangro, Partner – Mayer Brown
Roderick K. "Rod" Donnelly, Partner – Morgan Lewis LLP
Rich Shevak, Sr. Manager – Grant Thornton

The New World of International Examination and Enforcement - here

Sergio E. Arellano, Director of International Business Compliance - IRS

Kelly Nall, Director, Federal Tax Controversy - Hewlett Packard  

Deborah M. Nolan, Partner – Ernst & Young LLP; Former Commissioner - IRS LB&I Division
Don Rath, VP Tax - Symantec
Todd Simmens, Partner - 
BDO

Tuesday November 13, 2012

ASC 740, SEC, UPT and More - here
Antonio J. Rebelo
, Partner– Ernst & Young
Gregory J. Rowley, Partner – PwC

Jeff Sokol, Partner – Deloitte
Rusty Thomas, Partner – KPMG


Breakout C - IP Migration - here

David Forst, Partner – Fenwick & West LLP
John Peterson, Partner – Baker & McKenzie
Ben Shreck, Tax Counsel - Tax Executives Institute, Inc.

Breakout D - IRS Examinations, Appeals and More - here

Cheryl P. Claybough, Director of Communications, Technolgy and Media - IRS, LB&I Division
Julia M. Kazaks, Partner - Skadden Arps
Larry R. Langdon, Partner - 
Mayer Brown LLP; former Commissioner LMSB, IRS
Laurel Robinson, Area Counsel Attorney - IRS

Luncheon Speaker - IRS International Tax Enforement
Sergio E. Arellano, Industry Director, International Business Compliance Industry, LB&I - Internal Revenue Service

Research Tax Credit Developments - 
here
Michael Goldbas – Deloitte
Joe Stoddard., Sr. Manager – Grant Thornton

What is a Patent Box and Do We Want One? - here
Sang Kim, Partner - DLA Piper 
Kendall B. Fox, Partner – PwC
Kent Wisner, Managing Director - Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC


Federal Domestic and State Tax Updates (federal)  (state)
Annette Nellen, Professor – San José State University; Director – SJSU MST Program
Jennifer Peterson, Partner - KPMG