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Brian Paul Trauman

Brian Paul Trauman

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About Me

In May 2010, I joined KPMG LLP as East Region Leader for Transfer Pricing Controversies.  Although I advise on IRS and other revenue authority audits, appeals, and other controversies, I no longer practice law.

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Licensed since 1999

  1. Tax: 100%
    16 years

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Contact Info

KPMG LLP

345 Park Avenue
New York, NY, 10154-0004

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015
DCActive 200205/25/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
NY FellowAmerican Bar Foundation2007
John S. Nolan FellowAmerican Bar Association, Tax Section2004

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney-AdvisorUnited States Tax Court2000 - 2002

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionSecretary2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation SectionAssistant Secretary2008 - 2009
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Pro Bono CommitteeChair2005 - 2007
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Transfer Pricing CommitteeChair, Compliance and Controversy2004 - 2008

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Mayer Brown Client AlertTax Court Upends IRS’s Billion Dollar Buy-in Valuation Adjustment in Veritas2010
Mayer Brown LLPComments on the OECD’s 'Transfer Pricing Aspects of Business Restructurings2009
ABA Tax SectionTransfer Pricing as Related to Enhancing Canada's International Tax Advantage2009
The Heartland Institute, Budget & Tax NewsCongress Acts to Address AMT Flaws2008
The Heartland InstituteCongress Moves to Fix Tax Penalties Against Incentive Stock Options2008
The Heartland Institute2006 ISO Fix Penalizes Productivity, Skilled Work2008
The Heartland InstituteCreated by Congress, ISOs Crushed by AMT2008
CCH GLOBAL TAX BRIEFINGPatrolling the Safe Harbor: Transfer Pricing for Services2007
THE HEARTLAND INSTITUTETaxpayers Cry Foul as AMT Affects Millions of Americans2007
BNA TAX MANAGEMENT MEMORANDUMThe New Services Regulations: Are We There Yet?2007
ABA Tax SectionComments on Proposed Amendment to Tax Court Rule 173 on Small Tax Cases2006
THE PRACTICAL TAX LAWYERA Practical Guide To Small Tax Cases In The United States Tax Court2006
ABA YLD TRANSACTIONAL SUPER GROUP NEWSLETTER2005 Tax Tips2006
ABA TAX SECTION NEWSQUARTERLYPro Bono Update: Now It’s Easier Than Ever To Become A VITA Volunteer2004
INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO ADVANCE RULINGS, IBFD PublicationsUnited States chapter2003
The Young Lawyer (ABA)Home Office Tax Deduction2003
The Young Lawyer (ABA)2002 Tax Tips2003
TAX PLANNING INTERNATIONAL: TRANSFER PRICING, BNA International Inc.The IRS’s Proposed Cost Sharing Regulations – Same Position, Different Venue2002

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawTaxLL.M - Master of Laws2000
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of FloridaFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
International Experiences in Taxation of Transfer PricingTransfer Pricing Enforcement in the U.S.: Principles & Practices2010
BNA Tax Management Advisory Board MeetingPutting Tangible Constraints on “Intangible Property”: Understanding the Scope and Significance of Veritas2010
OFIIStreamlining the Ownership of Intellectual Property2009
IIR International Transfer PricingComparative Analysis of Practical Transfer Pricing Issues for Selected Jurisdictions: An EU/US Approach2009
CBI PharmaHow to Bring Transfer Pricing and Customs Together to Set Prices, Save Money, and Control Controversy2009