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Allison Christians
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Blank on Collateral Compliance
Josh Blank has a new paper available on U.S. tax penalties, which is of broad interest given the increasing role of penalties in corralling a global diaspora into the US tax net. Abstract: As most of us are aware, noncompliance with the tax law can lead to ...
Josh Blank has a new paper available on U.S. tax penalties, which is of broad interest given the increasing role of penalties in corralling a global diaspora into the US tax net. Abstract: As most of us are aware, noncomplia...
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From the NYT: Lessons for International Tax from Oregon's Role as Sales/Use Tax Haven
Today's NYT has an article entitled " Buyers Find Tax Break on Art: Let it Hang Awhile in Oregon ." The artful dodge is accomplished via simple arbitrage between a source, an intermediary, and a residence jurisdiction, so the story gives a nice illustration...
Today's NYT has an article entitled "Buyers Find Tax Break on Art: Let it Hang Awhile in Oregon." The artful dodge is accomplished via simple arbitrage between a source, an intermediary, and a residence jurisdiction, so the s...
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Avoidance, Evasion, and Taxpayer Morality
In light of the current sacrificing of Caterpillar on the altar of political posturing by lawmakers who are ultimately r esponsible for designing a global system that ensures US multinationals a world of tax-favorable opportunities, my latest SSRN post, Avo...
In light of the current sacrificing of Caterpillar on the altar of political posturing by lawmakers who are ultimately responsible for designing a global system that ensures US multinationals a world of tax-favorable opportun...
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Next Week at NYU: Tax and Corporate Social Responsibility Symposium
I'll be taking part in this symposium on corporate taxation next Tuesday at NYU. Here is the description: Tuesday, March 25, 2014  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM D'Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall  This symposium will feature two panels, “ Should Corporations Pay Tax? ” a...
I'll be taking part in this symposium on corporate taxation next Tuesday at NYU. Here is the description: Tuesday, March 25, 2014  |  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM D'Agostino Hall, Lipton Hall  This symposium will feature two panels, ...
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Tomorrow at McGill Law: Panel on Distributive and Labour Justice
Catherine Lu of McGill and Pablo Gilabert of Concordia will be presenting on the topic of global principles of distributive and labour justice tomorrow at 12:30 pm as part of McGill Law's Speaker Series on Economic Justice , sponsored by the Centre for Huma...
Catherine Lu of McGill and Pablo Gilabert of Concordia will be presenting on the topic of global principles of distributive and labour justice tomorrow at 12:30 pm as part of McGill Law's Speaker Series on Economic Justice, s...
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Webcourse on Cayman Islands
Andrew Morriss presents a webcourse of interest, starting May 5. The objective: "explore the rich history of the islands and talk to local experts about the institutional, legal, and regulatory frameworks, predicated on property rights and a rule of law, th...
Andrew Morriss presents a webcourse of interest, starting May 5. The objective: "explore the rich history of the islands and talk to local experts about the institutional, legal, and regulatory frameworks, predicated on prope...
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Call for Papers: Tax Justice & Human Rights Symposium, McGill, June 2014
We invite paper proposals for a  Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium,  to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June 2014. The  symposium  will explore the fundamental connections b...
We invite paper proposals for a Tax Justice and Human Rights Research Collaboration Symposium, to be held at the McGill Faculty of Law, Montreal, Quebec, from Wednesday to Friday, 18-20 June 2014. The symposium will explor...
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Scott Wilkie: Next Wednesday at McGill Law
I am very pleased to be hosting international tax guru  Scott Wilkie at McGill Law next Wednesday, where he will deliver a talk on current topics in international taxation, more info  here . The talk is scheduled to commence at 12:30 pm; members of the publ...
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Cockfield on Taxpayer Privacy and FATCA
Professor Art Cockfield has two upcoming talks of note, on the topic of "The Privacy Implications of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)". The first talk will be held on Friday 21 March starting at 3:15pm at the University of Toronto (Faculty Clu...
Professor Art Cockfield has two upcoming talks of note, on the topic of "The Privacy Implications of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)". The first talk will be held on Friday 21 March starting at 3:15pm at the Un...
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This Sunday at McGill: Info Session on FATCA
This Sunday there will be a Foreign Account Tax Information Act (FATCA) Information Session at the Faculty of Law at McGill, featuring John Richardson from Toronto and Andrew Grossman from London (UK); each has extensive experience with U.S. taxation issues...
This Sunday there will be a Foreign Account Tax Information Act (FATCA) Information Session at the Faculty of Law at McGill, featuring John Richardson from Toronto and Andrew Grossman from London (UK); each has extensive expe...
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  • McGill University Faculty of Law
    H. Heward Stikeman Chair in Tax Law, present
  • University of Wisconsin Law School
    Associate Professor, 2005 - 2012