William E. Foster Publications, Presentations, and Other Activity

Articles in Law Reviews

"Memorializing the Meal: An Analogical Exercise for Transactional Drafting," 36 University of Hawaii Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2014) (co-authored with Emily Grant).

"Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates," __ Michigan State Law Review ___ (forthcoming 2013).

"Making Plaintiffs Whole: A Tax Problem of Interest," 64 Oklahoma Law Review 325 (2012).

"Attorneys' Windfalls and Society's Pitfalls: Butt v. Evans Law Firm, P.A., Attorneys' Fees in Class Action Suits Against Government Entities," 57 Arkansas Law Review 627 (2004).

Other Publications

"There Are Not Too Many Lawyers", Huffington Post, February 6, 2013.

"The Relative Transparence of Tax Rate Reform," Huffington Post, December 12, 2012.

"What to Expect When You're Expecting Tax Reform," The Huffington Post, November 12, 2012.

"Taxpayers Make Gains on Passive Losses," Friday, Eldredge & Clark website (August 11, 2009).

Presentations

"Muddying the Waterfall," Central States Law Schools Association 2013 Scholarship Conference, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas, October 5, 2013 (with Andrea Boyack).

"Analogical Exercises for Transactional Drafting," Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Hybrid Law Teaching, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 8, 2013 (with Emily Grant).

"Swapping Inefficiencies," The Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2013.

"Overview of the general US policies concerning international taxation," Commercial Law Week, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May 18, 2013.

"The Allure of Delaware: Designing an Attractive Corporate Jurisdiction," Commercial Law Week, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May 15, 2013.

"Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates," Washington University Junior Faculty Forum, St Louis, Missouri, April 5, 2013.

"Partisan Politics and Income Tax Rates," University of Pittsburgh School of Law Tax Workshop, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 20, 2013.

"Piercing the Corporate Veil," Selected Topics and Miscellany 2012 CLE Program, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, June 21, 2012.

"Mergers & Acquisitions: Structuring and Tax Considerations," Wichita Bar Association Business Law CLE Seminar, Wichita Kansas, May 4, 2012.

"Due Diligence: Practical Aspects," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"Fiduciary Duties, Duty of Care, Business Judgment Rule," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"Responsibility of Directors Towards the Third Parties / Piercing of Corporate Veil," Symposium on Commercial Law, National Center for Commercial Law, Free University, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, March 20-21, 2012.

"Master Class on Teaching Methodologies: Drafting Simulation," Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, May 11, 2011.

"Making Plaintiffs Whole: A Tax Problem of Interest," Washburn Tax Law Colloquium, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, April 15, 2011.

"Private Company Acquisitions," Kansas Public Accountant's Conference," Topeka, Kansas, October 21, 2010.

"Legal Issues Impacting Your Nonprofit Organization: An Overview," Arkansas Coalition for Excellence Summit, Little Rock, Arkansas (April 29, 2010).

Co-Presenter, "Tax Issues in Loan Workouts and Debt Restructurings," Arkansas Federal Tax Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas (December, 2009).

"Legal Issues Impacting Your Nonprofit Organization: An Overview," Arkansas Coalition for Excellence Summit, Little Rock, Arkansas (April 30, 2009).

"The Mechanics of Section 501(c)(3)," Legal E-Source video lecture through University of Arkansas School of Law Nonprofit Clinic (Spring 2009).

"Corporate Tax Recent Developments," Federal Tax Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas (December 5, 2008).

"Federal and State Tax Update," Arkansas Banker's Association Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas (October 23, 2008).

"Organizational Document Review," presented at several state banking institutions in Northwest Arkansas (2008).

"Structuring Mergers & Acquisitions," Friday, Eldredge & Clark Tax Seminar, Little Rock, Arkansas (2007).

Co-Presenter, "Insolvency and Debt-Related Issues," Friday, Eldredge & Clark Tax Seminar, Little Rock, Arkansas (2007).