Saturday, August 31, 2013

Villanova Seminar on Selective Issues in Tax Administration (8/31/13)

The Villanova Law Review has announced the 2013 Norman J. Shachoy Symposium on Selective Issues in Tax Administration, to be held on Friday, September 27, 2013.  The schedule of presentations and presenters is here.  The enrollment information is here.

The panel discussion specifically directed to criminal tax matters is:
Panel 3 – Criminal Tax Sentencing: Fairness and Deterrence 
Discussion of the sentencing phase of criminal tax cases, focusing on principles of fairness and deterrence in regards to both the individual defendant and as to all taxpayers. 
  • Kathryn Keneally, Assistant Attorney General (Tax), U.S. Department of Justice 
  • Bruce Salad, Chief, Southern Criminal Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Steve Chanenson, Professor of Law, Villanova University School of Law
  • Scott Schumacher, Associate Professor of Law and Director, Graduate Tax Program, University of Washington School of Law
  • John Townsend, Member, Townsend & Jones and Adjunct Professor, University of Houston Law Center
  • Peter Hardy, Principal, Post & Schell and Adjunct Professor, Villanova University Graduate Tax Program (moderator)
In addition, Kathy Keneally, DOJ Tax AAG, will give the keynote talk.  I expect some significant portion of her talk will address issues related to criminal tax enforcement.

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