2009 High Tech Tax Insitiute

Topic Presenter(s)

International High Technology U.S. Tax Current Developments

  • Jim Fuller (Partner, Fenwick & West)

Impact of Economic Recession on Audits and Tax Compliance

  • Patricia Chaback (LMSB - Industry Director for Communications, Technology & Media, IRS)
  • Eli J. Dicker (Chief Tax Counsel, Tax Executives Institute, Inc.)
  • Larry Langdon (Partner, Mayer Brown)

Clean and Green — Opportunities for High Tech Companies

  • Greg Broome (Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)
  • John Gimigliano (Principal, KPMG)
  • Alyssa Plicka (Partner, PwC)
  • Barry Slivinsky (Vice President Tax, Adobe Systems)

Cost Sharing and Buy-In Payments — What's New

  • David Bowen (Principal, Grant Thornton)
  • John Peterson (Partner, Baker & Mckenzie)

What's New in Compensation Issues and Planning

  • Ellie Kehmeier (Tax Director, Deloitte)
  • Buff Miller (Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish)

Avoiding Surprises in the Contract Manufacturing Regulations

  • Michael A. Difronzo (IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel - International-Technical, Office of the Chief Counsel)
  • Channing P. Flynn (Partner - Ernst & Young)
  • Diana L. Hickey (Partner - Baker & Mckenzie)

Withholding — How To Do It Right and the Consequences of Mistakes

  • David S. Kolb (President, Global Tax Network US)
  • Lori Nichols (Director - International Compliance, Strategy and Policy, IRS)
  • Carol Rutlen (Principal, Rutlen Associates)

FAS 109 — In Down and Recovering Economies

  • Dave Gaul (Tax Director, Cypress Semiconductor)
  • Joseph Hogan (Tax Partner, Ernst & Young)
  • Rich Johnson (Tax Partner, PwC)
  • Jeff Sokol (Tax Partner, Deloitte)
  • Rusty Thomas (Tax Sector Leader - Electronics and Software, KPMG)
  • David Yasukochi (Core Tax Service Partner, BDO Seidman)

Recessionary Tax and Cash Planning Opportunities

  • Ivan Humphreys (Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati)
  • Michael Reichert (Global Managing Tax Partner - High Technology, Deloitte)
  • Jerry Thompson (Vice President Tax - Corporate, Ingram Micro)
  • Jim Carreon (Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Tax)
  • Kevin Anderson (Partner - BDO Seidman)

International Tax Reform

  • Bill Barrett (CPA)
  • Joe Calianno (Partner, Grant Thornton)
  • David Forst (Partner, Fenwick & West)

Consolidated Return Unified Loss Rules

  • Danni Dunn (Partner, Ernst & Young)
  • Pat Pellervo (Principal - Washington National Tax Services, PwC)

Federal Domestic and State Tax Updates

  • Annette Nellen (Tax Professor, San José State University)
  • Kim Reeder (Principal, KPMG)