SOURCE: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

November 06, 2007 16:00 ET

Gardere Partners Hosting Corporate Tax Accounting Seminar

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - The latest developments in domestic and international corporate tax accounting will be the focus of a two-day seminar for tax and accounting executives, supervisors and tax professionals hosted by Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP.

"Hot Issues in Corporate Tax Accounting" will be held Nov. 12-13 at the Gardere Wynne Sewell Conference Center in the Wells Fargo Building, 1000 Louisiana Ave., in downtown Houston. Speakers include a group of respected financial professionals and Gardere attorneys who authored the highly regarded tax and accounting book, "Corporate Income Tax Accounting."

Attendees are eligible for 11 CPE/CLE credits and the first 25 registrants will receive a complimentary copy of "Corporate Income Tax Accounting."

The seminar schedule features a wide range of topics covering major tax accounting issues affecting every public corporation in the U.S. Participants will receive the latest planning ideas related to corporate tax accounting issues.

The seminar is designed for tax and accounting executives, managers and supervisors, as well as tax professionals and experienced attorneys who have to guide their clients in this ever-changing environment.

Seminar sessions will address Sarbanes-Oxley, equity compensation and the impact of acquisitions on earnings-per-share, as well as the latest developments affecting international transactions.

Scheduled panelists and their programs include:

November 12

--  Christopher H. Hanna, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of
    Law, and E. Daniel Leightman, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, on FAS 109
--  Mike Donohue and Cym Lowell of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, on FIN
    48/Transfer Pricing
--  Mark Martin, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, on Sarbanes-Oxley
--  Lee Cleland, Ernst & Young, LLP, on FAS 52

November 13

--  E. Daniel Leightman on Income Tax Accounting for International
--  Charles Wheeler and Robert McIntosh of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, on
    Accounting for Equity Compensation FAS 123
--  Bob Gabriel and Sam C. Hix of Deloitte on Impact of Acquisitions on
    Earnings per Share

To register, email or visit For more information on the program call 800.207.4432.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm, was founded in 1909 and is one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms. With offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City, Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of energy, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.

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