Past Symposia

Friday, February 24, 2023

State and Local Tax Law Panel – 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

  • America’s Most Hated Tax?: Why Property Taxes Are Unfair and Regressive Taxation – Presented by George Thurlow
  • Stock Transfers in the Modern Age – Presented by Omar Hussein 

Embracing Tax Avoidance – 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Presented by David Elkins

Corporate Taxation Panel – 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • State Corporate Income Tax Apportionment: How There's More Than One Way to Slice a Pie – Presented by David Pope
  • Multistate Business Entities – Presented by Tomer Stein
  • Tax Considerations and Consequences of Section 338(h)(10) and Section 336(e) Elections in the Sale of S Corporations – Presented by Nicole Zaworska

Keynote Address – 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • The Florida Community Property Trust: Rethinking Client Trust Logistics With A New Powerful Catalyst – Presented by Alan Gassman

Digital Economy & Blockchain Panel – 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

  • Taxing Tokens - Presented by Andrew Appleby
  • Cooperative Federalism & Digital Tax Harmonization in the United States – Presented by Orly Mazur & Adam Thimmesch
  • The Tax Inefficiency of “Proof of Stake” Blockchain Rewards – Presented by William Naimy
  • Cryptocurrency, Legibility, and Taxation - Presented by Amanda Parsons

Tax Insurance: A Solution for Known Tax Risks – 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m 
Presented by John Rayis

Investigation & Insider Trading 


  • Professor Joseph Morrisey
  • Professor Lucian Dervan
  • Professor Katrice Bridges Copeland
  • Professor Joan Heminway

Prosecution & Punishment


  • Professor Karen Woody
  • Professor Jennifer Taub
  • Professor David Kwok
  • Professors Mihailis E. Diamantis & W. Robert Thomas
  • Professor Pedro Gerson

Fifth Amendment Protection For Corporate Officers


  • Professor Tracey Maclin

White Collar Discovery Issues


  • Addy Scmitt
  • Rob Cary
  • Ian Friedman

White Collar Ethics Issues


  • Ellen Brotman
  • Hank Asbill
  • Erik Matheney
  • Jason Mehta
  • Amy E. Richardson

Pre-Trial Issues In Handling The White Collar Case


  • Marissa Goldberg
  • Drew Findling

Closing Remarks by Stetson’s White-Collar Crime Research Professor

  • Professor Ellen S. Podgor