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23 September 2016

The University of San Diego School of Law - Procopio International Tax Institute (USD-PITI) announced today its lineup of speakers for the annual event, held on October 20-21 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.Presented by the University of San Diego School of Law and celebrating its 12th year in 2016, USD-PITI is the premier educational and networking event for the latest developments in the tax laws of the United States, Mexico and Canada. In addition to members of Procopio’s (USA-San Diego) renowned International Tax team, this year’s roster of speakers includes internationally recognized leaders in the industry including:

  • Professor H. David Rosenbloom, Director of the International Tax Program - New York University (NYU)

  • Hon. Juan Carlos Roa Jacobo, Tax Court Judge – TFJFA Magistrado de Sala Regional, Tribunal Federal de Justicia Fiscal y Administrativa (Mexico)

  • Lic. Bruno Peixoto, State Deputy and President of PMDB Metropolitan (Brazil)

  • John McDougal, Special Trial Attorney for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • Lic. Iván Sasovsky, Cabinet of Advisors at Banco de la Nación Argentina

  • Ricardo Valcarcel, Corporate Tax Manager at Cementos Pacasmayo SAA (Perú)

  • Gabriela Pellón, Partner at Galicia Abogados (Mexico)

  • Edgar Herrera, lecturer at the University of Authorized Public Accountants (UNESCPA) in the subject of International Taxation (Panamá)

  • Cindy Brittain, Senior Fiduciary Officer at The Northern Trust Company (U.S.)“What we offer with USD-PITI goes beyond its incredible curriculum,” said Enrique Hernandez-Pulido, Procopio Partner and Latin America Practice Group Leader. “This event provides an unforgettable experience that brings together an international community of leading practitioners. Procopio is very proud to be a long-time sponsor of USD-PITI.”

  • New in 2016 is an expanded calendar of social and networking events, including a 5K run and 2K walk, a wine pairing dinner and a golf activity in San Diego. More information on all activities is available at

  • Additional speakers will be announced soon. The USD-PITI event offers MCLE, CPE and EPC credits for attendees and simultaneous Spanish and English translations will be available. Key topics include Panama Papers & cyber security of sensitive international tax information, defending an international tax case before the IRS & SAT, U.S. immigration law vs U.S. tax laws, wealth planners & family office trends, attorney-client privilege in a global context, international retirement plans and more.

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