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January 15, 2019
John Guzzardo and Rick Rein Published in NABT American Bankruptcy Trustee Journal
John Guzzardo and Rick Rein wrote an article for American Bankruptcy Trustee Journal regarding the use of Consent Directives to locate offshore assets.
September 21, 2018
Marilyn Wethekam Published in State Tax Notes - "The Change of the Landscape - Be Careful What you Wish For as You May Get It, The Aftermath of Wayfair"
Be careful what you wish for, because you may get it is a fitting epitaph for the Wayfair decision. In the prophetic words of Justice Byron White, the "vagaries of physical presence" were tested and the concept as applied in a sales tax context has been laid to rest.
August 7, 2018
The Trustee and the Bitcoin: Identifying and Recovering International Cryptocurrency Assets
Cryptocurrency has been all the rage recently in the financial and legal news. Everyone has or knows someone who owns bitcoin (the most common form of cryptocurrency), but what exactly is cryptocurrency?
November 7, 2017
Directed Trusts: Who’s the Boss? Liability in Directed Trusts & Administrative Dilemmas, Chicago Bar Association, 11/7/17
Grant discussed the Illinois directed trust statue and its underlying complications.
May 4, 2017
Collectors in Conversation: Charles Mottier with Richard M. Horwood
Asian Art Council, Art Institute of Chicago, May 4, 2017
May 3, 2017
The Best Laid Plans: Avoiding Administrative and Judicial Challenges, Chicago Bar Association, 5/3/17
Presented by Grant Hendricks at the Chicago Bar Association
February 12, 2019
Breen Schiller and Chris Lutz Provide Insight to State Tax Notes – “Virginia Supreme Court Affirms State's Apportionment Method”
An article published by State Tax Notes discusses the recent Virginia Supreme Court case, Corporate Executive Board v. Virginia Department of Taxation. Breen Schiller and Chris Lutz shared their thoughts about how this case fits into a recent line of alternative apportionment cases.
January 23, 2019
Marilyn Wethekam Presents “The 2019 Bloomberg Tax Survey of State Tax Departments: Expectations and Planning Opportunities” at COST Sales Tax Conference – 2/27/19
The discussion will focus on state responses on issues that have arisen since the ruling in Wayfair, including retroactivity, economic nexus thresholds, collection obligations for marketplace facilitators, and nexus for small marketplace sellers.
January 23, 2019
Jordan Goodman Presents “Today’s Commerce Clause and Tomorrow’s Multistate Tax Controversies” at Deloitte’s 2019 2019 National Multistate Tax Symposium – 2/7/19
This panel of state tax specialists will consider the tax law implications of today’s Commerce Clause, its role in future state and local tax controversies and arguments, and what protections the Constitution and Congress may afford for multistate businesses in years to come.

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