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Sirote CEO John Cooper to Speak at ASCPA Webinar

August 2, 2013

The law firm of Sirote & Permutt, P.C. is pleased to present a webinar series about tax legal issues for the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants (ASCPA).

In collaboration with the ASCPA, Sirote tax attorney John Cooper will present the topic “Corporate Reorganizations” on August 7, 2013. The webinar will provide an overview of the different types of corporate reorganizations and the rules applicable to each. Cooper will also discuss situations in which these provisions might provide 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.

Cooper serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the law firm. He advises businesses on 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.

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. 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 consists of 11 chapters across Alabama. The organization’s 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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