Speaker(s): Alan Appel
Sponsor(s): American Bar Association Section of Taxation

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

High-level government officials, judges and tax lawyers will come together at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation 2015 May Meeting. New York Senior Tax Consultant and New York Law School Professor Alan Appel will speak at the Washington, D.C., conference.

On May 8, Appel will moderate a panel on the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA), Section 892 and REITS. The panel will discuss FIRPTA issues, including foreign investment in U.S. real estate through partnerships, corporations and REITs. The panel will also consider Section 892 issues.

Appel has been involved with the Tax Section for 30 years and is currently the council director overseeing the following committees: Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers; Foreign Lawyers Forum; Transfer Pricing; and U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties.

In addition to consulting with Bryan Cave, Appel is a professor of law and director of the International Tax Program at New York Law School. Appel teaches courses in international tax planning, corporate taxation and the tax transactions clinic. At Bryan Cave, he consults on issues involving international and domestic tax planning involving taxation of mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability companies and tax controversy matters.

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