Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The 12th Annual International Tax Conference, sponsored by the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy and the Institute for Global Business at The University of Akron, is designed to update practitioners in the accounting, legal, business and governmental sectors. Prominent tax specialists will discuss new developments, tax savings ideas, current issues, and changes in the laws applying to international business taxation.

  • Register for the conference online at and click on the international tax conference button and then the “Register Here” button.
  • The $95 registration fee includes course materials, in-depth outlines, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. 
  • We have approval for CLE credits of 5 hours and CPE credits of 5 hours
  • 0 hours Ethics, Substance Abuse, Professional Instruction 


Doubletree Hotel Cleveland South
6200 Quarry Lane
Independence, OH 44131
(Rockside Road E. at Interstate 77)
(216) 447-1300

The tentative schedule is as follows: 

8:00-8:25 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:25-8:30 a.m. Welcome
Alvin H. Lieberman
Daverio School of Accountancy
The University of Akron
8:30-9:45 a.m.

Legislative Changes and Tax Reform Landscape (75 minutes)

  • Section 954(c)(6) extension
  • IRS Priority Guidance List
  • Territorial reform proposals and implications
Michael F. Urse, J.D., CPA / Chris McElroy, CPA.
9:45-10:30 a.m.

European Tax Law Update (45 minutes)

Monica Cohen-Dumani / Dean Pontius, CPA

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break (15 minutes)
10:45-11:45 a.m.

Cross Border M and A Topics (60 minutes)

Erik Rosenfeld, CPA / Chris McElroy, CPA / Tom Bottomlee, JD

11:45-12:45 p.m.

Open Lunch (60 minutes)

12:45-1:15 p.m.

International Tax Compliance and Reporting Update (30 minutes)

Dave Joranko, JD, CPA

1:15-2:00 p.m.

Transfer Pricing Update (45 minutes)

Krishnan Chandrasekhar, Ph.D. / David Fijol, MBA

2:00-3:00 p.m.

International Tax Accounting (60 minutes)

Tim Gerspacher, CPA / Matt Wallace, CPA

Questions & Answers

Jointly Sponsored By:

The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy

The Institute for Global Business

The College of Business Administration

The University of Akron

Phone: (330) 972-7588
Fax: (330) 972-8597

Planning Committee:

Alvin H. Lieberman
David Joranko
Matthew D. Wallace
Erik Rosenfeld
Chirs McElroy

The International Tax Conference is an outreach event of the Masters of Taxation Program at The University of Akron, the premier MTax Program of Ohio. Visit the website at