Webinar: Criminal, Tax Controversy, and Regulatory Issues for the Estate Planning Professional sponsored by HW & Co.
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About the Program
Former federal prosecutors, Paul Flannery and Chris Georgalis, along with Former IRS Supervising Special Agent, Perry Mastrocola, partners with the law firm Flannery Georgalis, LLC, will present on the topic of Criminal, Tax Controversy, and Regulatory Issues for the Estate Planning Professional. Paul, Chris, and Perry will draw upon their experience, both in and out of government, discussing matters that involve estate planning professionals and their clients.
About the Speakers
Paul Flannery, named partner of Flannery Georgalis, is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Ohio. Paul has significant experience in federal criminal violations including wire, mail, health care, and bank fraud. Before Paul became a federal prosecutor, he spent seven years in private practice at a prestigious mid-size Baltimore, Maryland law firm focusing on white collar criminal defense and complex business litigation.
Chris Georgalis, named partner of Flannery Georgalis, is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Ohio. He has significant experience in federal criminal defense representations, internal investigations and compliance, and complex civil litigation. Prior to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Chris was an attorney for five years at the Cleveland office of Jones Day where he focused on corporate criminal investigations and complex civil litigation. Chris has represented financial institutions, audit committees, Fortune 500 companies, and senior corporate executives and personnel in matters before the DOJ, SEC, IRS, and several State attorneys general, to name a few.
Perry Mastrocola has a unique experience in that he previously served as both a federal special agent and a federal prosecutor. He has over 27 years of government experience focusing on criminal and civil tax enforcement, money laundering, Bank Secrecy Act matters, and other complex financial crime matters. He served in supervisory roles in IRS offices in Cleveland and Charlotte, retiring as the special agent in charge of an IRS office in Charlotte. He has extensive experience investigating criminal tax offenses, money laundering violations, and other complex financial crimes. He has led teams involving the investigations of Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering matters.
Katherine E. Wensink │ 2020-2021 Program Chair
Reservation Policy – All attendees are encouraged to register in advance. Webinar cost is free for members and $25 for guests. You will receive login credentials with your registration confirmation email.
Continuing Education – EPC Cleveland will request approval for this program from the CFP® Board of Standards for CFP® designation holders. A certificate of completion will be available for those AEP®, CPA, and CWS designees who feel the program satisfies their continuing education requirements. You must be attentive on the webinar for at least 60 minutes of programming to receive credit for any of the credentials listed above.