Itai Grinberg

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Itai Grinberg

International Tax, International Tax Policy, Tax Reform

Professor Itai Grinberg’s research interests center on cross-border taxation, taxation and development, and U.S. tax policy. Professor Grinberg joined the faculty from the Office of International Tax Counsel at the Department of the Treasury. At Treasury, he represented the United States on tax matters in multilateral settings, negotiated tax treaties with foreign sovereigns, had responsibility for a wide-ranging group of cross-border tax regulations, and was involved in international tax legislative developments. Prior to joining Treasury, he practiced tax law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he focused on a wide range of international tax controversy and planning matters. In 2005, Professor Grinberg served as Counsel to the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform, where he advised a bipartisan presidential commission that made sweeping proposals to restructure the U.S. tax code.

In addition to his academic work, Professor Grinberg regularly serves as a consultant to multilateral institutions on a variety of international tax issues.

Professor Grinberg earned his B.A. from Amherst College and his J.D. from Yale Law School. Prior to law school, he worked as a development consultant in Central America and helped establish a consulting firm focused on creating greater prosperity in developing countries through improved microeconomic strategies.  He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Recent Activity

SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Washington Will Not Let Brussels Have the Last Word on Apple
The Financial Times
By Itai Grinberg

AUGUST 30, 2016
Apple’s Record Tax Bill: What Happens Next?
CNBC
Interview with Itai Grinberg

AUGUST 15, 2016
EU State Aid Investigations Demand An Aggressive Response
Tax Notes International
By Grant Aldonas and Itai Grinberg

FEBRUARY 24, 2016
U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Ways & Means
Itai Grinberg testified before the Ways & Means Committee at its hearing on the “Global Tax Environment in 2016 and Implications for International Tax Reform.”  A copy of Professor Grinberg’s written testimony is available here, and video of the hearing is available here.

FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Taxation and European Union State Aid Law: The European Commission’s Investigation Into Whether Certain Tax Rulings Constitute State Aid
Conference co-sponsored by IIEL, Jones Day and FTI Consulting
Itai Grinberg spoke on the “Impact of the European Commission’s State Aid Investigations on the United States and U.S. Multinationals”

JANUARY 15, 2016
Senators Ask White House to Consider Retaliatory Tax Measure on EU – WSJ
The Wall Street Journal
Referencing Itai Grinberg’s editorial “A Constructive U.S. Counter to EU State Aid Cases”

JANUARY 11, 2016
A Constructive U.S. Counter to EU State Aid Cases
Tax Notes International
By Itai Grinberg

NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Corporate tax: The $240bn black hole
Financial Times
Quoting Itai Grinberg

NOVEMBER 2, 2015
The Impact of BEPS Implementation for U.S. Tax Planning
Tax Notes
Quoting Itai Grinberg

OCTOBER 30, 2015
A New Era of Tax-Data Sharing for the IRS, Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal
Quoting Itai Grinberg

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The Institute of International Economic Law is the focal point for the study of international economic law at Georgetown University.

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