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Corporate and International Taxation — Is Tax Avoidance Becoming the No. 1 Issue?

     Rampant tax avoidance by global banks and multinational corporations keep happening.  Corporate taxation and specifically taxation of global transactions is now becoming the number one political issue in the United States this fall. It’s not just corporate inversions but a range … Continue reading

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10 BROAD & DIVERSE TRADE UPDATES — Russian Sanctions, FATCA, Alien Tort Statute, FDI Report, Cyberespionage, Foreign Banks, MNC Tax, New USTR.

     A broad range of new trade actions from both the U.S. and EU have shown renewed interest in attacking long-standing problems and some newer ones. This has been driven in part by the continued global economic slowdown and renewed … Continue reading

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Currency Wars and Multinational Tax Evasion — Time for Real Action.

The final communique by the G-20 in Moscow implicitly addressed Japan’s recent monetary policies and quantitative easing in the U.S. The G-20 proclaimed the need for global market forces to set exchange rates. It called for resisting monetary policies that can result in … Continue reading

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Renunciation of citizenship to save future capital gain taxes — A mere ingratitude or a call for public debate & better policies?

Let’s see. You come to America to go to a university paid for by your parents. You invest a bit of your parent’s money in a pre-startup. You get American citizenship. You make huge money by no fault of your … Continue reading

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Global Taxation of High-Tech Firms — States, Federal Government and Foreign Countries are Losers.

Apple is the latest high-tech corporation targeted by the press for its aggressive tax strategies that leave states, the federal government and foreign countries with less tax payments than from traditional corporations such as Wal-Mart. Apple routes its transactions trough … Continue reading

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U.S. Extraterritoriality and Corporate Governance and Global Transactions — More Aggressive U.S. Action.

Here’s a presentation and a PowerPoint I gave recently concerning the extraterritorial application of U.S. international economic legislation and regulation impacting a wide variety of  U.S. international transactions. Areas concern, foreign corruption, reexport controls, trade sanctions, foreign tax and banking disclosures, … Continue reading

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