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Marc J. Gerson, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered to Speak at KC’s Event on FY2010 Budget Greenbook on 08/13/09

Jersey City, NJ, May 31, 2009 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts has announced today Marc J. Gerson, Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ upcoming webcast entitled: “FY2010 Budget Greenbook Proposes Sweeping Changes to the International Tax Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code” This 2-hour event is scheduled for August 13, 2009, Thursday, at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT. (For further details of the event and an updated list of panelists, please visit:

Event Synopsis:

The Treasury Department's proposed FY2010 Budget "Greenbook" proposes sweeping changes to the international tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. These new proposals, if enacted, would result in the most broad reaching and fundamental changes to the international tax provisions in decades. These changes will affect virtually any business in any industry with international operation

FY2010 Budget Greenbook Proposes Sweeping Changes to the International Tax Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code Live Webcast will provide a comprehensive overview of the proposals. This is a must attend webcast for Finance, Tax Executives, and Tax Preparers.

About Marc J. Gerson

Marc Gerson specializes in federal tax policy, providing strategic advice and representation to clients before Congress, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service. He also maintains a sophisticated domestic and international tax planning and controversy practice.

Prior to rejoining Miller & Chevalier, Mr. Gerson served as Majority Tax Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means. He provided policy and technical analysis with respect to the development and evaluation of tax legislation. He counseled the Committee on issues related to international taxation, corporate taxation, tax shelters, financial services taxation, taxation of passthrough entities, tax-exempt bond financing, and tax accounting methods.

Mr. Gerson acted as the staff liaison to Committee members, the Senate Finance Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He served as counsel on all major tax legislation enacted in the 109th Congress, including the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005, and the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006.

Prior to joining the Committee staff, Mr. Gerson worked as Segment Tax Counsel for Textron, Inc., a Fortune 200 multi-industry company, where he was responsible for all tax functions of its fastener and industrial product business segments. He also practiced law with a number of major law firms, including Miller & Chevalier.

Mr. Gerson is a frequent author and lecturer. He currently serves as a member of the District of Columbia Bar Taxation Section Steering Committee and the CCH International Tax Journal Advisory Board.


The Georgetown University Law Center; 1998, LL.M. (Taxation), with distinction The George Washington Law School, 1993, J.D., with highest honors Emory University, 1990, B.B.A. (Accounting), with high distinction

About Miller & Chevalier Chartered

Miller & Chevalier is a leading Washington, D.C. law firm with specialized practices in the areas of tax, benefits, including ERISA, federal healthcare programs, white collar, federal procurement fraud, international, and related litigation.

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