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6:30PM – 9:30PM
Partnerships & LLCs and Real Estate Committees Dinner

Members of the Real Estate and the Partnerships & LLCs Committees will meet for cocktails and dinner at
Aqua Riva, a restaurant with water views and within walking distance (less than half a mile) from the ABA
hotels. The price is $60. Cocktails will begin at 6:30pm followed by dinner at 7:30pm. Reservation and
advance payment required.

8:30AM – 11:30AM
Partnerships & LLCs
Chair: Eric Sloan, Deloitte Tax LLP, New York, NY

8:30am           Opening Remarks by the Chair.

8:35am           Structuring Infrastructure Transactions: When Does a Partnership Make Sense? Private
                 sector investment in infrastructure, such as toll roads, seaports and airports is on the rise. As
                 the market for infrastructure investment continues to evolve, so too does the determination of
                 optimal financing and ownership structures. The panel will provide background on the
                 economic factors motivating infrastructure transactions, explore the advantages and
                 disadvantages of using a partnership and discuss various structuring issues. Moderator:
                 Susan Mello, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Parsippany, NJ. Panelists: Linda Carlisle,
                 White & Case LLP, Washington, DC; Jonathan Ackerman, UBS Investment Bank, New York, NY;
                 Mark de Medici, Babcock & Brown Canada ULC, Vancouver, BC.

9:40am           Cross-Border Partnerships and LLCs. Partnerships and LLCs take on an entirely new level of
                 complexity when crossing international borders. This panel will discuss the unique issues that
                 arise in this context and recent guidance in this area. Moderator: Michael Hirschfeld, Dechert
                 LLP, New York, NY. Panelists: Michael DiFronzo, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel International,
                 IRS, Washington, DC; Peter Botz, Lang Michener LLP, Vancouver, BC; David Forst, Fenwick &
                 West LLP, Mountain View, CA.

10:45am          Hot Topics in Partnerships. This panel will discuss recent developments affecting partnerships,
                 including legislation, legislative proposals, regulations, administrative guidance and noteworthy
                 cases. Moderator: Sanford Presant, DLA Piper LLP, Los Angeles, CA; Panelists: Eric Solomon,
                 Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC; Matthew Lay,
                 Deloitte Tax LLP, Washington, DC.

12:30PM – 1:30PM
Partnerships & LLCs and Real Estate Committees Luncheon
Speaker: Lawrence B. Gibbs, Miller & Chevalier Chartered, Washington, DC (former IRS Commissioner)
(Ticketed Event)

7:15AM – 8:30AM
Real Estate/Partnerships & LLCs/S Corporations


Members of the Real Estate, Partnerships & LLCs, and S Corporations Committees will gather for the
traditional "open mic" breakfast to share ideas and war stories and to seek input on technical issues.

8:30AM – 10:30AM
LLC Subcommittee of Partnerships & LLCs.
Chair: Thomas Yearout, Holme Roberts & Owen LLP, Denver, CO

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