November 16, 2021

8:00AM – 9:00AM ET
Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:00AM – 6:00PM ET
Exhibit Hall Opens

9:00AM – 9:10AM ET

Welcome and Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

E. George Teixeira, Partner


9:10AM – 10:00AM ET

Keynote Presentation: Legislative Update and the Latest Fund Tax Issues

  • Plan for Biden’s tax proposals and their trajectory through November and year-end
  • Assess Green Book tax proposals’ impact on carried interest, benefits, and rates
  • Delve into other partnership rules that might wind up on the chopping block or substantially changed


Lee Sheppard, Contributing Editor

Tax Analysts’ Tax Notes

10:00AM – 10:50AM ET

Year-End Tax Planning Considerations

  • Address year-end tax planning based on where tax proposals might land
  • Understand the finer points of structuring management companies for the best tax results
  • Dive into how to harvest losses without disturbing alpha


Philip Gross, Member  

Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen 


Jeffrey Parker, Financial Services Tax Partner and Co-Partner in Charge of Personal Wealth Advisors Practice 

Eisner Advisory Group

10:50AM – 11:10AM ET
Morning Networking Break

11:10AM – 11:55PM ET

Boon or Bane: Tackle the New K-2 and K-3 Instructions and Tax Capital Reporting on K-1s

  • Get clarity on just how the draft K-2 and K-3 instructions released by the IRS in July replace, supplement, and clarify certain reporting of foreign transactions
  • Learn how to communicate the new K-2s and K-3s to investors
  • Discover how and whom the forms will help and hinder, along with the breadth of the Transition Period Penalty Relief Notice


Delina Bakalli, Tax Managing Director


Brendan Ryan, Tax Manager, Investment Funds


11:55PM – 12:30PM ET

1202 Stock: Leverage the Most Significant Tax Benefits Available for PE Investors

  • Understand the benefits and caveats of selling IRC section 1202 qualified small business stock to maximize the opportunity
  • Get clarity on complex and vague requirements for the investor’s tax return filing
  • Understand what due diligence is required to avoid various potholes and to maintain 1202 Stock status
  • Discuss planning opportunities to maximize QSBS benefits


Robert Altieri, Partner

Frankel Loughran Starr & Vallone


E. George Teixeira, Partner


12:30PM – 1:30PM ET
Networking Lunch

1:30PM – 2:00PM ET

IRS Controversy Insights on Better Funded Campaigns and Audits

  • Get insight on specific IRS campaigns and the latest audit issues to understand what the IRS is looking for
  • Analyze what the current IRS budget means for funds and partners
  • Address the AAR process under the centralized partnership audit regime and the impact to partnerships and investors when AARs are filed


Miri Abrams Forster, Principal and Tax Controversy Co-Leader

Eisner Advisory Group

2:00PM – 2:40PM ET
State and Local Tax Impact to Sourcing
  • Learn which states are enforcing market sourcing and at what threshold for year-end apportionment 
  • Better understand how fund and management company income is sourced to a state or city 
  • Explore state level mechanisms that New York, New Jersey and others have created to bypass SALT deduction limitations 


Stephen Mahadeo, State and Local Tax Partner  


2:40PM – 3:15PM ET

Benefits of Residency Planning; the Latest on Puerto Rico

  • Understand the premise and benefit of residency planning and what the IRS response has been thus far
  • Weigh the tax consequences and other considerations of taking residence in another state or territory
  • Learn best practices for business and individual tax planning


Leighanne Scott, Member

Caplin & Drysdale


Philip Gross, Member
Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen

3:15PM – 3:30PM ET
Afternoon Networking Break

3:30PM – 4:15PM ET

Tax Considerations for Foreign Funds Investing in the US

  • Discuss effectively connected income (ECI) and the latest on loan origination and restructuring
  • Learn how to use corporate blockers to minimize US tax
  • Explore sample fund structures to gain deeper insight and stop tax leakage
  • Treaty tax planning


Maury Cartine, Managing Director 

Prospect Capital Management 

4:15PM – 5:00PM ET

Cryptoasset Tax Treatment Trends Amid Tightening Oversight

  • Discuss the real impact of the US Treasury’s taking a more active role in crypto regulation
  • Examine revenue rulings that impact how cryptocurrencies should be treated
  • Learn the latest on the taxation of DeFi, staking, and other crypto investments


James Parillo, Managing Director



Shehan Chandrasekera, Partner

JAGArgueta CPAs

Head of Tax Strategy



Anthony Tuths, Tax Principal, Alternative Investments


5:00PM ET

Day One Closing Comments

E. George Teixeira, Partner


5:00PM – 6:00PM ET
Networking Cocktail Reception

November 17, 2021

8:00AM – 9:00AM ET
Networking Breakfast
8:00AM – 3:00PM ET
Exhibit Hall Opens

9:00AM – 9:10AM ET

Day Two Opening Remarks

E. George Teixeira, Partner


9:10AM – 10:10AM ET

SEC Hot Topics Roundtable

  • Understand the SEC’s examination priorities for 2021 to better prepare for an exam
  • Take a deeper dive into public SEC cases and enforcement actions to stay ahead
  • Understand how new the Administration’s priorities will impact financial reporting and operations


Christopher Mears, Audit Partner, Asset Management 


10:10AM – 11:10AM ET

SEC’s Scrutiny of Fund Managers and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Funds

  • Discuss the SEC’s increased scrutiny of ESG funds and fund managers to determine what they are looking for
  • Review what investors are asking for and response best practices for the questionnaires
  • Survey the response in the accounting industry for providing ESG verification services to ease your reporting burden


Olga Arakcheyev, Strategy & Transactions Advisory – Director 

Grant Thornton 

11:10AM – 11:30AM ET
Morning Networking Break

11:30AM – 12:20PM ET

Best Practices for Family Offices

  • Understand structuring from a tax perspective when you do not have qualified income and want to reduce the taxable estate
  • Gain tips on bringing the next generation into a dynasty trust while retaining charitable wishes into the future
  • Learn best practices for looming estate tax changes


Erica England, Chief Financial Officer

Wolcott Family Office

12:20PM – 1:20PM ET
Networking Lunch

1:20PM – 2:10PM ET

Reduce the Risk of Ransomware Attacks and other Cyberthreats

  • Gain best practices and benchmarks to tighten your organization’s information security in the age of cloud computing
  • Third-party due diligence – are your vendors and business partners treating your data the way you would?
  • Learn approaches to identifying, documenting, and mitigating risk enterprise-wide
  • Get insight into how breaches can happen and how regulators are looking at areas of concern given the pandemic


R. Eric Emrich, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal 

L-A Asset Management Services 

2:10PM – 3:00PM ET

Protect Your Organization and Minimize Loss with Incident Response Planning

  • Understand the latest threats impacting organizations and how incident response planning is crucial in your strategy
  • Build a plan with impact analysis, resiliency, and recovery strategies to minimize business interruptions and loss
  • Gather business continuity plan regulatory requirements and best practices concerning third-party relationships
  • Get ahead: hear what to expect – back up sites, disaster recovery, what these mean for different sized firms


Justin Headley, Consulting Manager

Warren Averett

3:00PM – 3:20PM ET
Afternoon Networking Break

3:20PM – 4:10PM ET

Account for and Report Cryptocurrency Through Unparalleled Volatility

  • Analyze companies’ tendency to treat cryptocurrency as an intangible asset despite no binding U.S. accounting requirements
  • Discuss the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s response to value fluctuations and the status and timeline of needed guidance
  • Discuss the impact of the SEC taking a more active role in oversight and regulation of cryptocurrencies


Michael Patanella, National Managing Partner, Asset Management 

Grant Thornton 

4:10PM – 5:00PM ET

Best Practices CFO Roundtable – Managing Operations in 2021 and Beyond

  • Discuss capitalizing fund and portfolio companies, fundraising in the current market, NAV, SPACs, and end of fund concerns
  • Address new staffing needs amid the return to the office and the Great Quit
  • Gain best practices for Advisory Board and investor relations including reporting


R. Eric Emrich, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Principal 

L-A Asset Management Services 

5:00PM ET

Final Remarks and Conference Concludes

E. George Teixeira, Partner