US-EU Relations in the Field of Direct Taxes
- When: September 6, 2006, 3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
A lecture by Pasquale Pistone Professor of Law, University of Salerno and EURYI-ESF Professor at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
Prof. Pistone will discuss the relationship between the United States and the European Union in the direct tax area, including how the capital movement may apply to protect investments to or from the United States and various aspects of U.S.-Member State double tax treaties, including non-discrimination, most-favored nation status, and the competence of the Community to negotiate tax agreements with the United States.
Pasquale Pistone is a Professor of Law at the University of Salerno, in Salerno, Italy. In 2005, Professor Pistone was granted a prestigious EURYI Award (European Young Investigator). The award is made by the European Heads of Research Councils in cooperation with the European Science Foundation and provides funding for researchers from anywhere in the world. Professor Pistone was the first lawyer ever to receive a EURYI Award, and he will use the grant to fund a research project at Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law entitled, "The Impact of European Law on the Relations with Third Countries in the Field of Direct Taxes."
In addition to the University of Salerno and Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Professor Pistone has also taught at Tilburg and the International Tax Center Leiden, both in the Netherlands. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of the International Tax Review (Intertax) and the Scientific Board of Diritto e Pratica Tributaria Internazionale.
Light refreshments will be served prior to the lecture, starting at 3:00 PM