The 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Act of 1913: Marking a Century of Income Tax Law in the United States

Program

 

Videorecordings of the panels and remarks are available by clicking on the program and panel titles in bold below.

8:30am    Registration and breakfast

9:00am – 9:30am    Welcome and Keynote Address
Edward Kleinbard, Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law

9:30am - 11:00am   Panel I – Withholding and Information Reporting from 1913 to FATCA      
Ann F. Thomas (Chair), Otto L. Walter Distinguished Professor of Tax Law and Director of the Graduate Tax Program, New York Law School
Alan Appel, Professor of Law and Director, International Tax Program, New York Law School 
Valeriya Avdeev, Assistant Professor, Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson University
Michael Hirschfeld, Partner, Dechert LLP,  and Chair, ABA Tax Section
Lee A. Sheppard, Columnist and Contributing Editor, Tax Notes

11:15 am to 12:30 pm  Panel II – Debt, Taxes and the Economy
Richard C.E. Beck (Chair), Professor of Law and founding director of the Graduate Tax Program, New York Law School
Diane Fahey, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School
Maria Pirrone, Assistant Professor, The Peter Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University
Dennis Ventry, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

12:30 to 1:00 pm  – Lunch   

1:00 to 1:45 pm  – A Conversation with Lawrence Feld and Alan Appel: Highlights From the History of Criminal Tax Law Enforcement
Lawrence Feld, Partner, Law Office of Lawrence S. Feld
Alan Appel, Professor of Law and Director, International Tax Program, New York Law School 

2:00 to  3:30 pm  Panel III - U.S. Tax Policy in a Global Economy
Reuven Avi-Yonah (Chair), Irwin I. Cohn Professor of Law, University of Michigan School of Law
Peter H. Blessing, Head of Cross-Border Corporate Transactions, KPMG LLP
Diane Ring, Professor of Law, Boston College School of Law
Fadi Shaheen, Assistant Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law-Newark 

3:30 to  4:45 pm  Panel IV - Perspectives on the Practice of Tax Law
William LaPiana (Chair), Rita and Joseph Solomon Professor of Law, New York Law School
Megan Brackney, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP, and Chair, NYCLA Tax Committee
Elizabeth Kessenides, Principal, Berdon  LLP
Michael L. Schler, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

4:45 to 5:30 pm  -  Closing Keynote Address
Stephen Shay, Professor of Practice, Harvard Law School

5:30pm – 6:30pm – Wine and Cheese Reception