July 30: Webinar: Attorney-Client Privilege/ Legal Professional Privilege in Tax Planning –UK and US Perspective

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Webinar from 12 to 1 pm via gotowebinar

July 30, 2020 from 12-1 pm EST.

Attorney-Client Privilege/ Legal Professional Privilege in Tax Planning – UK Perspective presented by

Patrick Harney, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Robert Hartley, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Christiana Lazo, Kirkland & Ellis

Day one bear traps: is it privileged and whose privilege is it?
Sharing privileged documents with advisers and other principals
Loss of privilege, including collateral waiver
Practical points to consider, especially post-execution
Disclosure exercises and privilege

Attorney-Client Privilege in Tax Planning – US Perspective
Basics – What is Privileged, Whose Privilege is It and How is it Waived?
Specific Highlights:
Unused Structures
Tax Return Reporting
Crime-Fraud Exception
Kovel Letters – When They Work (and When They Don’t)
Comparison of Additional Protections – IRC § 7525, State-Created Accountant-Client Privileges and Work Product Doctrine

UK Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 – International Trend?
Exceptions to solicitor-client privilege
Requirement to report suspicious transactions
Offence of “tipping off”
Illegal Activities, Legal in Other Jurisdictions

Impact of DAC6 on US inbound planning
Comparison to US Reportable Transactions


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