Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Press Release, Richard Ainsworth to Head BU Law's Graduate Tax Program:
Boston University School of Law is pleased to announce that Richard T. Ainsworth—director of international government affairs at ADP Inc., a leading provider of automated solutions for sales, use and value-added tax compliance—has been named director of the School’s Graduate Tax Program, effective August 21, 2013.
He brings extensive transfer pricing experience and scholarship to this role and has published frequently on issues involving U.S., OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), and customs transfer pricing rules. Ainsworth, who has served as an IRS transfer pricing litigator, frequently consults for U.S.-based multinational corporations on transfer pricing and valuation issues.
At ADP/Taxware, he became an internationally recognized expert on sales suppression and retail tax frauds in the U.S. and EU. Ainsworth is known for his work on how technology facilitates transaction-based fraud, including Zapper and Phantomware applications. He has testified and drafted legislative changes to address technology-based fraud in the U.S., EU and East Africa, including proposals to institute digital invoice custom exchanges.