Seminar November 16, 2016

Outlook for Tax Policy in the 115th Congress - What is likely to be on the agenda and why

Event Detail

Outlook for Tax Policy

Alston & Bird and Emory Law School are co-sponsoring this seminar to be held at Alston & Bird's Atlanta office.
With the election behind us, we will look forward to both the lame duck session and the next congressional session and discuss what's on the minds of the Hill, the Administration, tax practitioners and our tax policy team. Speakers include:

Mark Prater
Deputy Tax Director and Chief Tax Counsel, Majority Staff, Senate Finance Committee

Barbara Angus
Chief Tax Counsel, Majority Staff, House Ways and Means Committee

Aruna Kalyanam
Democratic Tax Counsel; Staff Director, Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, House of Representatives

Tiffany Smith
Chief Tax Counsel, Minority Staff, Senate Finance Committee 

Hon. Earl Pomeroy served in Congress for nine terms and was a senior Member of the House Ways and Means Committee. He currently practices as a policy advisor focused on tax policy, pensions and health care in Alston & Bird’s D.C. office. 

Carolyn Smith spent 21 years working on tax legislation in the Congress for with the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, including as associate deputy chief of staff. There she was responsible for major tax, pension and health care legislation. She is in our D.C. office and focuses her practice on legal and policy issues relating to tax, health care and employee benefits 

Scott Harty is a partner in the Federal & International Tax Group in Alston & Bird's Atlanta Office. He focuses his practice on complex domestic and cross-border commercial transactions, including taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.

Additional speakers to be announced.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
4:00 p.m. Registration and Networking
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Program and Discussion
6:00 p.m. Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Alston & Bird / One Atlantic Center / 1201 West Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309-3424

Meet The Speakers
Media Contacts
Nicholas Clarke
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: 212.210.1222

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