TAMU Law professor is the only U.S. academic invited to present at symposium

Posted by Texas A&M School of Law on Jan 16, 2019 3:58:24 PM

byrnes-william-2017Texas A&M University School of Law professor, William Byrnes, is the only United States academic scholar selected by the scientific committee of International Congress to present at the “International Tax Cooperation” Congress 2019: Digital Economy, Transfer Pricing and Litigation in Tax Matters held this week in Barcelona, Spain. Byrnes will present to tax administrators and academics from over 50 countries. Byrnes is one of the symposium's expert panelists who will discuss the new global framework for transfer pricing.

He is a professor and associate dean for special projects at Texas A&M University School of Law. Byrnes is one of the leading and best-selling authors with 30 books and treatises that have sold in excess of 100,000 copies in print and online and more than 1,000 online annual database subscribers.

Byrnes' seven Lexis treatises include: Foreign Tax and Trade Briefs, Tax Havens of the World, LexisNexis Guide to FATCA Compliance, Practical Guide to U.S. Transfer Pricing, Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery, and Compliance--A Global Guide, Taxation of Intellectual Property and Technology, and International Withholding Tax Treaty Guide. Byrnes held a senior international tax position at Coopers & Lybrand and has been commissioned by a number of governments on tax and professional education policy.

Byrnes' career is rooted in legal education and not limited to tax law. In 1994, he pioneered online legal education. In 1998, he created the first online LL.M. acquiesced by the ABA. He speaks globally on best practices for distance education.

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

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About Texas A&M School of Law

Texas A&M School of Law is an American Bar Association-accredited institution located in downtown Fort Worth. In 2013, the law school acquired Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. Since integrating with Texas A&M five years ago, the law school has sustained a remarkable upward trajectory by dramatically increasing entering class credentials, adding nine clinics and six global field study destinations, increasing the depth and breadth of its career services, student services, academic support and admissions functions and hiring twenty-six new faculty members.

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About Texas A&M University

Texas A&M, established in 1876 as the first public university in Texas, is one of the nation’s largest universities with more than 66,000 students and more than 440,000 living alumni residing in over 150 countries around the world. A tier-one university, Texas A&M holds the rare triple land-, sea- and space-grant designation. Research conducted at Texas A&M represented annual expenditures of more than $905.4 million in fiscal year 2017. Texas A&M’s research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.