The Practicing Law Institute will hold its Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances 2012 from May 1-3, 2012 at the Chicago office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. The conference will trace the partnership tax rules from the birth of the partnership through its operating life, with emphasis on tax issues and planning strategies and opportunities. Exit strategies and tax planning possibilities in unwinding will also be discussed. Topics will include "Drafting Partnership Agreements for Substantial Economic Effect" and "Canal Corporation: Implications for Structuring Transactions," among others.
Kirkland partner Gregory Gallagher will present on the topic entitled "Formation of Partnerships Including Joint Ventures of Operating Businesses."