ATLANTA (March 4) – LAWFUEL.com – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that Partner Scott Dayan was elected Vice-President-Secretary of the USA Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). Mr. Dayan will also serve as a member of the organization’s Executive Committee. The IFA is a leading non-governmental, international organization, which consists of 10,000 international tax professionals worldwide from law firms, accounting firms and corporations. The USA Branch is the largest IFA branch, with approximately 1,200 members divided into 15 regions.
Mr. Dayan is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate Department where he specializes in tax planning for businesses, primarily in the international area. He also handles significant tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Dayan earned his J.D. from Emory University and his L.L.M. degree in taxation from New York University. He has served as clerk to Judge William M. Fay of the United States Tax Court in Washington D.C. Mr. Dayan has served as an adjunct professor of law in taxation at Emory University and speaks regularly at professional conferences. He was listed in the The Best Lawyers in America® for 2007 and 2008. Mr. Dayan also served as the 2006-2007 President of the Atlanta Tax Forum.
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About the USA Branch of the IFA
Formed in 1938, the IFA is the parent organization of the USA Branch. The objectives of IFA are the study and advancement of international and comparative law in regard to public finance and specifically international and comparative fiscal law and the financial and economic aspects of taxation.
The USA Branch hosts a two-day conference in late February/early March of each year consisting of presentations by eminent international tax experts on topics, planning ideas and issues of current importance. In addition, the USA Branch holds one or two joint meetings each year with an IFA branch from another country. These joint meetings, generally lasting for two days, involve presentations and papers on tax planning techniques and tax issues of mutual interest between the United States and the participating country. These meetings provide participants with the opportunity to not only keep up to date on current issues and planning techniques, but also to meet experienced tax experts from the other country, strengthen professional relationships, and rekindle friendships. For more information about the USA Branch, please visit www.ifausa.org.
About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle. For more, go to www.kilpatrickstockton.com