Sirote's CEO John Cooper will Present ASCPA Tax Webinar

September 25, 2012

The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, PC is pleased to present a webinar series about tax legal issues for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA). In collaboration with ASCPA, Sirote shareholder and CEO John Cooper will present “Corporate Reorganizations” on Friday, Sept. 28. Mr. Cooper will discuss the different types of corporate reorganizations and applicable rules, as well as alternative planning ideas.

The webinar is approved for Continuing Education Credit by the Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy. To register for any webinar of the series, visit www.ascpa.org.

Mr. Cooper serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the law firm. He advises businesses the planning, structuring and negotiating of mergers and acquisitions; corporate reorganizations; purchases and sales of businesses; and raising capital through issuance of debt and equity securities. He is a former Adjunct Professor of Advanced Corporate Tax at the University of Alabama School of Law. Best Lawyers in America selected him as Birmingham’s “2012 Best Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law.

Mr. Cooper, a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney, is a previous Adjunct Professor for The University of Alabama School of Law and Cumberland School of Law. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Birmingham Business Alliance and John Carroll Catholic High School, as well as the Board of Trustees for Holy Family Cristo Rey High School. Mr. Cooper earned his LLM in Taxation from New York University, his JD degree at The University of Alabama School of Law and his BA degree from The University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Sirote’s Corporate & Tax Group represents many clients in controversies with the Internal Revenue Service and various state taxing authorities. Our representation includes audits, settlement negotiations and abatement proceedings, as well as tax litigation before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Claims Court, and the U.S. District Courts and Courts of Appeals.

Many of the firm’s activities involve sophisticated tax planning for individuals and closely held and publicly owned businesses.

ASCPA has 11 chapters across Alabama. Its mission is to unite the profession of accountancy; to promote and maintain high professional, ethical and moral standards; and to promote the professional interests of Certified Public Accountants.
 

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