Paul L. Caron

Monday, November 4, 2019

Pittsburgh Symposium: The 1969 Tax Reform Act And Charities — Fifty Years Later


The Pittsburgh Tax Review hosted a symposium last Friday on The 1969 Tax Reform Act and Charities: Fifty Years Later (video):

Panel #1: Investing for Charity 

  • Ray Madoff (Boston College), The Five Percent Fig Leaf
  • Dana Brakman Reiser (Brooklyn), Foundation Regulation in Our Age of Impact
  • Commenter:  Carolyn Duronio (Reed Smith, Pittsburgh)

Panel #2: Origins of Private Foundation Rules and their Meaning for Today 

  • Jim Fishman (Pace), Does the Origin of the 1969 Private Foundation Rules Suggest a Match for Current Regulatory Needs?
  • Khrista McCarden (Tulane), Private Operating Foundation Reform & J. Paul Getty
  • Commenter:  Penina Lieber (Dinsmore & Shohl, Pittsburgh)

Panel #3: Regulating Charitable Actors  

  • Ellen Aprill (Loyola-L.A.), The Private Foundation Excise Tax on Self Dealing:  Contours, Comparison and Character
  • Elaine Waterhouse Wilson (West Virginia), Is Consistency the Hobgoblin of Little Minds? Co-Investment under Section 4941
  • Commenter:  Philip Hackney (Pittsburgh)

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