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Georgetown Law’s 2020 Virtual Advanced State and Local Tax Institute

Friday, August 14, 2020

For 43 years, Georgetown Law’s Advanced State and Local Tax Institute has provided attorneys, accountants, and tax managers with in-depth, practical analysis of significant state and local tax developments. Join us for valuable insights on the latest issues from the industry’s leading tax experts. In this session, participants will:

  • Learn how state False Claims Acts (“FCA”) have recently been applied as an enforcement tool and consider related risk management strategies

  • Join a discussion of the policy-based concerns with FCA laws as applied to tax and unclaimed property and escheat compliance, including:
    • the outside “whistleblower” phenomenon
    • the broadening of FCA laws to cover non-FCA appropriate areas of tax and unclaimed property
    • the treble damages extortion racket

Event Details

Friday, August 14, 2020-

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Virtual On-Demand

CLE Credit

  • Earn up to 10.0 CLE credit hours (based on a 60-minute credit hour), including 1.0 hours of Ethics.
  • Earn up to 12.0 CLE credit hours (based on a 50-minute credit hour), including 1.2 hours of Ethics.
  • Earn up to 7.2 CPE credit hours, including credit in the field of Taxes and Regulatory Ethics (based on a 50-minute hour). CPE credit is only available for the 6 live sessions. CPE credit cannot be granted for the 4 on-demand sessions.

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