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October 4, 1995 Press Contact: Sabrina Miller
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IRS Chief Counsel will speak at the University of Chicago’s 48th annual Federal Tax Conference

Stuart L. Brown, Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will open the University of Chicago Law School’s 48th annual Federal Tax Conference, which runs Monday, Oct. 16, through Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Swissôtel, 323 E. Wacker Drive, in downtown Chicago. The conference is designed for lawyers, accountants, investment bankers and business executives interested in contemporary developments in federal tax law and the policies behind them.

Brown will speak at 9 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16, about “Current Issues in the Office of Chief Counsel,” under the opening theme of “Anti-Abuse Rules, Clear Reflection and Other Matters of Current Interest.”

Other participants in this year’s tax conference include Joseph H. Guttentag, International Tax Counsel, Department of the Treasury–who will give the keynote address at a luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18–Kenneth Gideon of the firm Wilmer Cutler & Pickering; Eric Solomon, IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (Domestic); and a host of tax lawyers and accounting executives from the nation’s most prestigious law, accounting and investment firms.

The other themes for this year’s conference are “Current Issues in Corporate Taxation,” and “International Tax Legislation and Policy.” The tax conference was founded in 1947 by Walter Blum. A Law School faculty member from 1946 until his death in 1994, Blum was a renowned authority in the areas of taxation, insurance, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization.

The complete conference schedule is included in the attached brochure. For registration details, contact Judy Cottle at (312) 702-9624. For press arrangements, contact Catherine Behan at (312)702-8359.
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