NYSBA Annual Meeting Tax Section Panel

New York State Bar Association

Speaking Engagement | January.23.2018 | 2:15pm - 4:00pm (Eastern Standard Time)

New York Hilton Midtown

Orrick tax partner Peter Connors will be speaking at the New York State Bar Association's 2018 Annual Meeting in New York on January 23, 2018. Peter will be part of the panel discussion "Comprehensive Reform of the U.S. International Tax System", which will focus on the international aspects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs act.

CLE Credits Available: Y

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Practice:

  • Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Restructuring
  • International Tax
  • Swaps and Other Hedges
  • Tax Advocacy
  • Japan
  • Master Limited Partnerships

Peter Connors Partner Tax, Corporate Tax

New York

Peter Connors, a tax partner in the New York office, focuses his practice on cross-border transactions. He also has extensive experience in related areas of tax law, including asset securitization, financial transactions, corporate reorganizations, and private equity investments.

A significant portion of his practice involves tax controversy, including representation of taxpayers before the U.S. Tax Court. According to Chambers, he is "admired by peers for the strength of his activity in the field of cross-border transactions."

Peter is the Regent for the Second Circuit of the American College of Tax Counsel.

Before joining Orrick, Peter was a principal in the International Tax Services Group of Ernst & Young in New York.

A prolific author, Peter is a frequent lecturer for a variety of major organizations and has published more than 100 articles on tax planning subjects. He is a co-author of T.M. Portfolio 543 ("The Mark to Market Rules" of Section 475-2d) and the author of T.M. Portfolio 909-3d ("The Branch-Related Taxes" of Section 884). From 2008 to 2010, he was the Vice Chair, Committee Operations, of the American Bar Association Tax Section. In 2010, Peter also founded the NYC Calendar Program for the U.S. Tax Court.