IFA Criminalization of Tax Planning Panel

September 23, 2016
Barcelona, Spain

On September 23, Mr. Korb participated in a panel titled “Criminalization of Tax Planning, including general audit in post-BEPS environments and practical strategies for minimizing exposure” at a joint meeting of the U.S. and Italy branches of the International Fiscal Association in Barcelona preceding the IFA Congress, which was held the next week in Madrid. In addition to Mr. Korb, the panel included criminal tax lawyers from the United States and Italy. Mr. Korb’s portion of the presentation focused on the difference between avoidance and evasion, and how tax advisers had to be careful not to cross the line between the two.