Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product in Tax Controversies: New Standards for Waivers

Strafford Publications Webinar

01/20/2015 01:00 p.m. - 02:30 p.m. EST

Federal Tax and Federal Tax Controversy + Litigation

Edward L. Froelich

Edward L. Froelich

Webinar

Harrison Lawrence
hlawrence@mofo.com
(212) 336-4004

This webinar will provide tax lawyers and advisors with the tools necessary to protect taxpayers’ privileges during controversies and IRS examinations. Our distinguished panelists will review the newest legal developments and offer best practices on techniques to implement that will avoid waiver.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Current legal standards:
    • Attorney-client privilege;
    • Work product protection; and
    • 7525 tax preparer privilege.
  • Best practices for IRS examinations;
  • Effective defenses that avoid waiver; and
  • Alternative methods for document production.

Speakers:

  • Edward L. Froelich
  • Richard A. Nessler, Shearman & Sterling

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