Adam Rosenzweig

Professor of Law

Adam Rosenzweig

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Rosenzweig is an expert on issues of international taxation, tax competition, international business and cross-border capital markets. He has published extensively in both student-edited and peer-edited law reviews and tax journals, and is frequently invited to speak on these topics in national media and at forums across the world. He has published articles on issues ranging from corporate inversions, carried interest, tax havens, tax law & development, and the interaction of taxation and international trade.

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WashU Expert: Treasury should work within existing rules to close tax loopholes

The U.S. Treasury Department has issued several rules recently aimed at cracking down on tax evasion and money laundering in the wake of the “Panama Papers.” Will continuing to add new, and increasingly aggressive, rules make any lasting or concrete changes to the American tax code? Maybe, but perhaps at a cost to the tax law as a whole, says Washington University tax expert Adam Rosenzweig.
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WashU Expert: Pfizer deal marks the end of U.S. ability to stop corporate tax inversion

U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Nov. 23 a record-breaking $160 billion merger with Irish firm Allergan, the biggest merger to date involving the controversial strategy of tax inversion. The move marks the beginning of the end of the ability to stop corporate tax inversions under current tax rules, said Adam Rosenzweig, JD, professor of law and an expert on international tax law at Washington University in St. Louis.