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International Tax Law and Policy – Certificate starts August 23rd (online)

Posted by William Byrnes on June 15, 2021


The Certificate in International Tax Law and Policy is designed for international tax professionals (including accountants, economists, and financial leaders) to deliver specialized legal training for an in-depth understanding of the international tax risk management field’s changing complex legal aspects. 

This graduate-level Certificate in International Tax Law and Policy will prepare new and experienced international tax professionals to effectively address complex legal and policy challenges with respect to global tax risk. Specifically, participants will be exposed to (i) important U.S. and international laws, regulations and policies in the international tax risk management field, and (ii) advances in theory and practice, as well as applications of law, regulation and policies through case studies through a module-based structure. Individuals who complete the program will be able to synthesize scenarios, practice, and legal regulation in the international tax risk management field, providing analysis or judgments for consideration to organizational leadership with a nuanced perspective.

The Certificate in International Tax Law and Policy provides an industry-responsive curriculum with a focus on the legal aspects of global tax risk as it applies to policies, business, and economic factors. Courses are offered by asynchronous distance learning to provide a flexible schedule for working professionals. Interactive coursework includes case study assignments and regular interaction with classmates through zoom meetings, videos, audio casts, chat rooms, discussion boards, and group breakout sessions.  For more information, please go to law.tamu.edu.

Select three of the following courses:

  • LAW 625 Transfer Pricing l – Methods, Econometrics, and Tangibles
  • LAW 626 Transfer Pricing II – Services and Intangibles
  • LAW 627 International Tax Risk Management I – Data, Analytics, and Technology
  • LAW 647 International Taxation and Treaties I
  • LAW 649 International Taxation and Treaties II
  • LAW 719 Domestic Tax Systems Risk Management
  • LAW 720 International Tax Risk Management II – Data, Analytics, and Technology

Texas A&M, annual budget of $6.3 billion (FY2020), is the largest U.S. public university, one of only 60 accredited U.S. universities of the American Association of Universities (R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity) and one of only 17 U.S. universities that hold the triple U.S. federal grant of Land, Sea, and Space! The law school has the #1 bar passage in Texas, and #1 for employment in Texas (and top 10 in U.S.)

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