TAMU Law Faculty In Demand

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Mar 22, 2019 5:03:57 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law faculty members are asked to speak internationally about topics they know will impact the global community. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University School of Law, WILLIAM H. BYRNES, Gabriel Eckstein, Thomas Mitchell, tamu law, carol pauli

TAMU Law professor invited to join Cambridge Forums

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Dec 13, 2018 6:32:08 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor William Byrnes is the only academic invited to join the Cambridge Forumstransfer pricing workshop in Frankfurt, Germany.  The workshop is an invitation-only event, limited to 20 leaders who will spend three days together to "develop meaningful relationships" with hiring partners of several global law firms and directors of multinational tax departments.

The Cambridge Forums website says, "The Forum is not for everybody.  Those nominated for invitation have demonstrated their excellence in this field and can confidently share their knowledge and experiences while being open to learning from their peers."  

Byrnes is a leading expert in anti-money laundering and risk management, financial planning and wealth management, international taxation and taxation. He is also recognized as a pioneer and leader for distance, legal education. Recently, he participated in a faculty series, "Exploring Pedagogy and Online Legal Education," held at the University of Memphis School of Law. 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Law Professor, Aggie, Association of Former Students, WILLIAM H. BYRNES

Law professor's collaboration with fellow Aggie professor gets recognized by the United Nations

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Nov 21, 2018 1:26:03 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor William Byrnes published a lead article entitled, “Transfer Pricing and State Aid: The Unintended Consequences of Advance Pricing Agreements (Volume 25, 2018),” in the United Nations’ UNCTAD Journal. Byrnes and co-author Lorraine Eden, of the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University, were selected by the United Nations’ World Investment Forum (WIF) committee to present the research of the article at the biennial WIF in mid-October. The WIF gathers 3,500 political leaders and diplomats, policy makers and large corporations.

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Aggies, Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, School of Law, Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, Aggie, WILLIAM H. BYRNES

Law Professor William Byrnes selected as faculty affiliate

Posted by Erayne Gee Hill on Oct 23, 2018 1:23:33 PM

Texas A&M University School of Law's William Byrnes was selected as a faculty affiliate for the Texas A&M Energy Institute. Being an affiliate makes him eligible to apply for the internal seed grant program that is approaching its fifth year and affords his students opportunities to apply for graduate fellowships or undergraduate internships. Professor Byrnes will also have a profile page on the institute's webpage as a faculty affiliate and be given the opportunity to become involved in lecture series and showcase to a broad audience.

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Topics: Texas A&M, Texas A&M University School of Law, WILLIAM H. BYRNES

William Byrnes debates with Former IRS Official

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Sep 25, 2018 9:45:32 AM

Texas A&M University School of Law Professor William Byrnes will speak October 5 at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Fall Tax meeting in Atlanta, GA.

William Byrnes will debate with a former IRS official, Barbara Mantegani, whether the new BEAT (an alternative minimum tax regime for foreign corporations’ US income) is a treaty override.

Byrnes says, “Barbara and I have flipped a coin for opposite positions on whether the unfavorable treatment of foreign tax credits for BEAT purposes applies in a treaty context?" 

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Topics: Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, Law Professor, WILLIAM H. BYRNES

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