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The company also points out that the expert authors—Robert Bloink, Esq., LL.M., and William H. Byrnes, Esq., LL.M., CWM®—are delivering real-life guidance based on decades of experience.  The authors’ knowledge and experience in tax law and practice provides the expert guidance for National Underwriter to once again deliver a valuable resource for the financial advising community,” added Kravitz. (PR Newswire, January 21, 2014)

Ernst & Young: “The central function of the tax office has evolved from strategy and planning into risk management, says William Byrnes, professor of law and associate dean at Texas A&M University.  … Texas A&M University is among the pioneers of change in tax education. In 2013, the State of Texas not only established a new law school at the university but also gave it carte blanche to create a new education model.”

Perhaps no one in legal academia has more experience with online master’s degrees than William Byrnes, Associate Dean for graduate and distance education programs at Thomas Jefferson School of Law. ” (The National Law Journal, May 20, 2013)

Professor William Byrnes’ leadership and contribution to the field of education is well known,” said Chairman of Awards & Academic Committee Edward Smith. “The position that you occupy in the fraternity is strategic and iconic. As a thinker and doer you are a role model and a believer in change. I am pleased that the Jury and Council of Board members would like to confer the Education Leadership Award to you.” (India’s National Board of Accreditation 2012.)

“… William Byrnes, who’s a leader in the online field…” (the National Jurist, March 2013).  “Byrnes created the first online LL.M. at an ABA law school in 1994.” (the National Jurist, February 2015)

William H. Byrnes, IV is a pioneer in online education.” Producing Leaders in the Legal Academy, one of top alumni in legal academia: Fall 2012 by Loyola Lawyer

On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce SABIT Program, we would like to thank you for your contribution to the 2013 SABIT Intellectual Property Rights: Technology Commercialization Program. … We appreciate the time that you took to make the meeting a success and hope that you enjoyed the opportunity to meet with the representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.” U.S. Department of Commerce Letter (2013)

Prof. Byrnes and his team bring enormous technical expertise as well as broad insights into the larger trends driving client decisions on tax, investment and wealth management strategies.” (March 7, 2011, PR Newswire)

 “The event was truly captivating,” said TJSL Professor Steve Semeraro, who was the architect of TJSL’s Patent and Trademark clinic programs.  “Those who haven’t seen William Byrnes and Jeff Slattery make the case for TJSL’s programs are really missing something.”

one of the leading authors and best-selling authors in the professional markets” National Underwriter

One of America’s leading experts on the global battle against money laundering, Professor William Byrnes is the lead author of Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture & Recovery, and Compliance – A Global Guide.  Ray Camiscioli, Esq., Director, Product Strategy & Development for Tax, Accounting and Estates/Elder Law, LexisNexis, Inc.

In the field of international tax, Prof. William Byrnes is among LexisNexis’s best-selling authors and a leading authority in the fields of anti-money laundering and FATCA compliance.” Ray Camiscioli, Esq., Director, Product Strategy & Development for Tax, Accounting and Estates/Elder Law, LexisNexis, Inc.

LexisNexis: “

“It is an honor to be your publisher.” Rick Kravitz, Vice President, Executive Director, Premium content, Summit Professional Network.

Another area where Professor Byrnes is making a name for himself as a top authority is the federal tax law known as “FATCA”. The lead author of a 1-volume work released in May, 2013 – Lexis Guide to FATCA Compliance – the book is now in its second edition. One of the hottest topics in all of federal tax, “FATCA” took effect on July 1st  Ray Camiscioli, Esq., Director, Product Strategy & Development for Tax, Accounting and Estates/Elder Law, LexisNexis, Inc.

“…according to analysis done by tax expert William Byrnes.”  Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists in “OECD Tax Chief Sees No ‘Soft Landing’ for Tax Reporting Deadline” (June 15, 2015).  also see “Former HSBC Chief Admits Compliance Missteps at Two Affiliates” (July 14, 2015).

“William Byrnes is a leading tax and financial crimes expert who has published numerous books and articles.” TaxProf Blog (June 18, 2015).

Various News Stories

Research cited in Wall Street Journal April 2, 2017: A corporate-welfare bonanza for tax-compliance firms https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-corporate-welfare-bonanza-for-tax-compliance-firms-1491163938

Quoted in Dow Jones’ Market Watch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/should-you-consider-short-term-care-insurance-2016-02-19

Quoted in Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/moneybeat/2015/04/15/wealth-adviser-doctors-like-to-see-the-research/

Quoted in Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/totalreturn/2014/08/13/wealth-adviser-the-incredible-energy-of-millennial-advisers/

Quoted in Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/wealth-manager/2013/05/06/morning-call-a-broker-teams-move-is-stopped-cold/

Quoted in Wall Street Journal: Wealth Adviser: Steering Trades to Exchanges That Give Rebates

Quoted in Wall Street Journal: Taxed on income by two states.

Quoted in Dow Jones’ Market Watch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/duly-noted-delaying-social-security-claims-2014-01-17

Quoted in USA Today: Retirement: Pros and cons of fixed-index annuities (8-19-15) http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/powell/2015/08/13/retirement-pros-and-cons-fixed-income-annuities/30626141/

Quoted in USA Today … http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/powell/2014/03/22/tax-tips-retirement-savings/6663831/

CNN: http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1165753

Quoted in Dow Jones’ Market Watch http://www.marketwatch.com/story/duly-noted-2013-08-16

Quoted in Epoch Times (Mandarin Chinese) April 4, 2014 on retirement savings: http://www.epochtimes.com/gb/14/4/4/n4123259.htm

Quoted in ThinkAdvisor: http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2015/10/15/confirmed-no-inflation-means-no-social-security-co?page_all=1

Royal Gazette (Bermuda): http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20140628/COLUMN07/140629726

International Business Times: http://markets.financialcontent.com/ibtimes/news/read?GUID=28257531

Quoted in El FinCEN actuó contra BPA como si fuera un banco africano, Economia Digital (Barcelona) Feb 16, 2016.

FATCA es una anomalía y fue un accidente” Revista Nº 184 Jul.-Ago. 2014. ” … el experto estadounidense en Derecho Tributario William Byrnes,”

American Banker: Fincen Withdraws Foreign Bank Orders, But Damage Already Done March 1, 2016.

Tax Connections: New Generation of Tax Graduates Find Tax Jobs- An Innovative Evolution By TaxConnections March 2, 2016.

Quoted in Life After 50 http://lifeafter50.com/news/2012/may/10/financial-planners-getting-board-reverse-mortgages/

Quoted in insurance.com: http://www.insurance.com/life-insurance/claims/forced-installment-payouts-for-beneficiaries.html

Quoted in ACAMS newswire: U.K. Banking Group Sees Flaws in Regulatory Enforcement,  http://www.moneylaundering.com/News/Pages/136323.aspx (November 13, 2015).

Quoted by ACAMS newswire: OECD Tax Chief Sees No ‘Soft Landing’ for Tax Reporting Deadline June 15, 2015 http://www.moneylaundering.com/News/Pages/134864.aspx

Quoted by ACAMS newswire: Federal Court Gives FinCEN Second Chance to Blacklist FBME Bank, November 9, 2015, By Colby Adams, http://www.moneylaundering.com/News/Pages/136266.aspx

Wall Street Journal comment: http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2013/12/09/watchdog-finds-problems-with-fatca-registration-system/tab/comments/#!

Professor Byrnes teaching for University of Amsterdam International Tax Program: http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2014/11233

Wolters Kluwer: http://www.wolterskluwer.com/Press/Latest-News/Pages/Press%20Releases/2009/pr_08Sep09.aspx#.VDB6uZRdXh4

Lexis MindMap Creator: http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/tax-law/b/research-toolbox/archive/2010/05/21/tax-law-community-mind-map-clarifies-international-tax-landscape.aspx

Rankings

Professor William Byrnes (Texas A&M) ranks #15 among US tax law professors for SSRN 2015 (recents).

Thomas Jefferson School of Law ranked number 13 out of 50 among the nation’s graduate programs (for 2015). Over 70,000 alumni and students participated, from over 1,600 graduate programs, using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015.

In 2014, Thomas Jefferson School of Law was ranked as the number one undervalued law school.

General News

Digital Journal: http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/2149779

Professor Byrnes Attends AALS Conference http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2014/11033

Associate Dean Byrnes Selected to the Fulbright Specialist Roster http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9710

Dean Byrnes Returns from Successful Moscow Presentations http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10731

Interview with William H. Byrnes:  http://www.mastersinaccounting.info/interviews/william-byrnes/

Professor William Byrnes Earns Prestigious Award http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/8916

Dean Byrnes Gives Week-long Series of Presentations in Siberia http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10659

PR Newswire: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/just-published–national-underwriter-offers-tax-advisors-expert-analysis-of-the-impact-of-the-recently-passed-tax-relief-act-of-2010-on-their-clients-115313464.html

William Byrnes & Jason Fiske Present on “Flipping the Classroom” at CaliBUG 2013 http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10595

TJSL’s Professor Byrnes Author for Two Tax Books Published http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10799

Prof. Byrnes Publishes 2nd Edition of International Withholding Tax Treaty Guide http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10891

William Byrnes is new LexisNexis author of guide to U.S. Transfer Pricing http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9861

TJSL’s Distance Education Program Recognized for Course Design http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/7467

Associate Dean William Byrnes Announces New Publications http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/8141

Assoc. Dean William Byrnes’ New Book for LexisNexis is on FATCA Compliance http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9744

Dean William Byrnes Has Three New Books Published http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10139

Dean Byrnes to Present at Workshops in Switzerland http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9845

Assoc. Dean Byrnes Hosts Meeting on US-Mexico Tax Agreement http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/8054

Dean Byrnes’ Anti-Money Laundering Electronic Book a Success http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2011/4582

TJSL Deepens Ties to Russia by Hosting Delegation of IP Attorneys and Academics http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9203

PricewaterhouseCoopers in Istanbul Lures Jason Miller (2L) http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/9454 and http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/10455

Egyptian Dignitaries Visit Thomas Jefferson School of Law http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/6490

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Holds Career Event at TJSL http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/7925

National Jurist: http://www.tjsl.edu/sites/default/files/files/National%20Jurist%20Online%20Legal%20Education%20-%20March%202013.pdf

TJSL Helps San Diego and São Paulo Bar Associations Join Hands http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2013/8637

Welcome Brazilian Lawyers! http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2011/3586

Elizabeth Hilliard Fulfills Lifelong Dreams http://www.tjsl.edu/news-media/2012/6710

Featured in National Law Journal: http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=1202600579983&slreturn=20131105231846

Think Advisor http://www.thinkadvisor.com/author/william-h-byrnes-esq

LexisNexis: http://www.lexisnexis.com/legalnewsroom/members/william-h.-byrnes-iv/default.aspx

Tax Connections: http://www.taxconnections.com/profile/William-Byrnes/12257781

Tax Facts: http://pro.nuco.com/Pages/MeetTheExperts.aspx

Credit Union Times: http://www.cutimes.com/author/william-h-byrnes-esq-and-robert-bloink-esq-llm

Benefits Pro: http://m.benefitspro.com/author/william-h-byrnes-esq

Life Health Pro: http://www.lifehealthpro.com/author/william-h-byrnes

National Underwriter: http://nationalunderwriteradvancedmarkets.com/panelofexperts.aspx

Academia: https://tjsl.academia.edu/WilliamByrnes

Chamber of Commercehttp://www.amicorp.com/Events/Zurich16042013/William.html

Wolters Kluwer: http://www.kluwerlaw.com/Catalogue/results.htm?WBCMODE=Present?Mode=browseauthor&Topic=William+H.+Byrnes&CategoryTitle=Author&TopicTitle=William+H.+Byrnes

E-Library: http://www.lybrary.com/william-byrnes-m-125822.html

Mertens chapter cited: http://www.nlrg.com/family-law-legal-research/bid/81494/FAMILY-LAW-Divorcing-Parties-and-Joint-Tax-Returns

LexisNexis® Guide to FATCA Compliance must follow in order to comply.  Comprehensive coverage in this work, authored by Professor William Byrnes and Dr. Robert Munro, is complemented by content…FATCA Central | Tax Law

Tax Law Community: International Tax Mind Maps , in a convenient, illustrated, flow chart format. These maps were prepared by Prof. William Byrnes , Associate Dean, Walter H. & Dorothy B. Diamond International… State & Local Taxation | Tax Law

Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery, and Compliance – A Global Guide: New LexisNexis Matthew Bender Title professors (Professors William Byrnes & Robert Munro, Thomas Jefferson School of Law), the new publication contains in-depth coverage of the laws and government…State & Local Taxation | Tax Law

Money Laundering, Asset Forfeiture and Recovery, and Compliance – A Global Guide: New LexisNexis Matthew Bender Title law professors (Professors William Byrnes & Robert Munro, Thomas Jefferson School of Law), the new publication contains in-depth coverage of the laws and…store | Lexis Hub

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