Overview

The Corporate Actions Tax Seminar is an annual event that features industry leaders discussing the latest regulatory requirements and challenges in the tax compliance and corporate actions space.

This half-day program includes interactive panel discussions with speakers from accounting firms, broker dealers, and industry clearing and vendor providers. Network with peers and receive the latest updates on Corporate Actions and Tax Requirements across the financial markets.

Topics Include:

  • 1446(f) – The Impact on Publicly Traded Partnerships
  • IRS Burden Reduction
  • International Tax – Top Issues of 2019
  • Industry Updates from the DTCC and Globe Tax
  • Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) Update
  • And more

Corporate Actions Tax Seminar

Date

December 13, 2019

Location

New York, NY or Webinar

Hosted by

SIFMA Corporate Actions Forum

Registration Rates – Until 12/13/19

  • Member $125
  • Non-Member $350

Overview

The Corporate Actions Tax Seminar is an annual event that features industry leaders discussing the latest regulatory requirements and challenges in the tax compliance and corporate actions space.

This half-day program includes interactive panel discussions with speakers from accounting firms, broker dealers, and industry clearing and vendor providers. Network with peers and receive the latest updates on Corporate Actions and Tax Requirements across the financial markets.

Topics Include:

  • 1446(f) – The Impact on Publicly Traded Partnerships
  • IRS Burden Reduction
  • International Tax – Top Issues of 2019
  • Industry Updates from the DTCC and Globe Tax
  • Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) Update
  • And more

Program

8:00am – 12:30pm

Registration Desk Hours

8:00am – 9:00am

Sponsored by Scivantage 

Sponsored by Scivantage 

9:00am – 12:30pm

9:00am – 9:05am

Participants

Carly Byrd

Speaker

Carly Byrd

Director, Global Tax Utility

Deutsche Bank AG

Carly Byrd’s Biography

9:05am – 9:45am

The proposed 1446(f) regulations impose a new withholding tax on the dispositions of publicly traded partnerships which has created operational challenges for the industry. During this session, industry experts will…

The proposed 1446(f) regulations impose a new withholding tax on the dispositions of publicly traded partnerships which has created operational challenges for the industry. During this session, industry experts will discuss how firms are grappling with the implementational issues presented by the 1446(f) regulations.

Participants

Justin O’Brien, Fred Ceraso, Jonathan Jackel, Ellis Levy

Moderator

Justin O’Brien

Principal

EY

Justin O’Brien’s Biography

Speakers

Fred Ceraso

Vice President, Tax Operations

Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Fred Ceraso’s Biography

Jonathan Jackel

Managing Director, Information Reporting & Withholding, Financial Services Organization

EY

Jonathan Jackel’s Biography

Ellis Levy

Executive Director, Tax Counsel & Tax Planning

DTCC

Ellis Levy’s Biography

9:45am – 10:35am

Complexity in understanding tax structuring and implications for our clients continues to become more challenging. Panelists will discuss tax implications of recent events as well as things to look out…

Complexity in understanding tax structuring and implications for our clients continues to become more challenging. Panelists will discuss tax implications of recent events as well as things to look out for when determining tax application for your clients.

Participants

Carly Byrd, David Bolner, Gregory Cioffi, Stevie D. Conlon

Moderator

Carly Byrd

Director, Global Tax Utility

Deutsche Bank AG

Carly Byrd’s Biography

Panelists

David Bolner

Vice President, Regulatory Tax Compliance

Broadridge Financial Solutions

David Bolner’s Biography

Gregory Cioffi

Executive Director, Corporate Tax Information Reporting and Withholding Group

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Gregory Cioffi’s Biography

Stevie D. Conlon

Vice President, Tax & Regulatory Counsel

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

Stevie D. Conlon’s Biography

10:35am – 11:05am

This panel discussion will highlight International hot topics that occurred during 2019 and discuss some of the operational issues evolving within this rapidly changing environment, including withholding tax developments to…

This panel discussion will highlight International hot topics that occurred during 2019 and discuss some of the operational issues evolving within this rapidly changing environment, including withholding tax developments to certain foreign manufactured dividends, Puerto Rican withholding and reporting matters and international tax complexities surrounding voluntary corporate actions.

Participants

Andrew McNaughtan, Siobhan Bolger, Paul Martin, Geroldine Ortiz

Moderator

Andrew McNaughtan

Vice President, International Tax Operations

Morgan Stanley

Andrew McNaughtan’s Biography

Panelists

Siobhan Bolger

Director, Global Asset Services

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Siobhan Bolger’s Biography

Paul Martin

Executive Director, Product Manager

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Paul Martin’s Biography

Geroldine Ortiz

Vice President, Tax Reporting, Policy & Compliance

Charles Schwab

Geroldine Ortiz’s Biography

11:05am – 11:25am

Sponsored by GlobeTax

Sponsored by GlobeTax

11:25am – 11:45am

The IRS Taxpayer Burden Reduction introduces new rules in the information reporting and withholding space.  KPMG's Laurie Hatten-Boyd will review the technical changes set forth in the proposed Regulation and…

The IRS Taxpayer Burden Reduction introduces new rules in the information reporting and withholding space.  KPMG’s Laurie Hatten-Boyd will review the technical changes set forth in the proposed Regulation and discuss how these new rules will impact withholding agents.

Participants

Laurie Hatten-Boyd

Speaker

Laurie Hatten-Boyd

Principal, Washington National Tax

KPMG

Laurie Hatten-Boyd’s Biography

11:45am – 12:00pm

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC is a central securities depository and is at the fore-front of securities events. In this session, DTCC Product manager, Ian De Sacia will…

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC is a central securities depository and is at the fore-front of securities events. In this session, DTCC Product manager, Ian De Sacia will share recent developments and upcoming initiatives impacting tax operations.

Participants

Ian DeSacia

Speaker

Ian DeSacia

Director, Asset Services Product Management

DTCC

Ian DeSacia’s Biography

12:00pm – 12:15pm

GlobeTax, the world’s leader in foreign withholding tax relief and recovery, will explain how recent and upcoming changes to the global tax landscape will impact your tax operations and investors’…

GlobeTax, the world’s leader in foreign withholding tax relief and recovery, will explain how recent and upcoming changes to the global tax landscape will impact your tax operations and investors’ ability to participate in tax recovery processes.

Participants

Greggory Lewis

Speaker

Greggory Lewis

Director, Depositary, CSD & Issuer Services

GlobeTax

Greggory Lewis’s Biography

12:15pm – 12:30pm

Join Alexandra Cruz for an update on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (“IRSAC”), which proposes enhancements on a broad range of topics including IRS operations, recommends administrative and policy…

Join Alexandra Cruz for an update on the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (“IRSAC”), which proposes enhancements on a broad range of topics including IRS operations, recommends administrative and policy changes to improve tax payer service, tax compliance, tax administration and information reporting.

Participants

Alexandra Cruz

Speaker

Alexandra Cruz

Senior Manager, Information, Reporting and Withholding

EY

Alexandra Cruz’s Biography

12:30pm – 12:35pm

Participants

Jamila Alkaifi-Hercules

Speaker

Jamila Alkaifi-Hercules

Group Manager and Vice President

BNY Mellon

Jamila Alkaifi-Hercules’s Biography

Venue

SIFMA Conference Center

120 Broadway
Floor 2
New York, NY 10271

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Located at 120 Broadway, a National Historic Landmark and a New York treasure, the SIFMA Conference Center is situated at the heart of New York’s Financial District.

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Hotel Accommodations

If you require hotel accommodation, a special SIFMA rate is available at the following:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Financial District
8 Stone Street, New York, NY  10004, Phone# 212-480-9100
DISCOUNT: Corporate ID #0560038852

Club Quarters
52 William Street, New York, NY 10005, Phone# 212-269-6400
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Residence Inn New York Downtown Manhattan / World Trade Center
170 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Phone# 212-600-8900
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Terms and Conditions

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Cancellations
Refunds will be granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.