Friday, April 16, 2010
Eric Solomon (Director of National Tax Practice at Ernst & Young; former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy and IRS Assistant Chief Counsel (Corporate)) delivers the inaugural Richard Crawford Pugh Lecture in Tax Law and Policy today at San Diego, Framework for Considering Tax Reform. The endowed lecture series honors long-time USD Tax Prof Richard C. Pugh. From Dick's faculty web page:
Professor Richard C. Pugh was a Rhodes Scholar, a professor of law at Columbia University, a deputy assistant attorney general of the United States (Tax Division) and a senior partner in New York City of the international firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. He joined the faculty in 1989 and teaches and writes in the areas of corporate tax, international tax, international law and international criminal law and human rights. He was named a university professor of USD from 1998 to 1999. Pugh is co-author of the coursebooks International Law, Taxation of International Transactions, and Taxation of Business Enterprises (West Group). He serves on the editorial advisory boards of the American Oxonian and the International Tax Journal. He is a fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and a member of the American Law Institute.
Check out the front matter of the wonderful tribute presented to Dick today. For further information on the Pugh Lecture series, please visit the lecture web site or contact Prof. Karen Burke.
Update: webcast here.
Richard Crawford Pugh Lectures on Tax Law & Policy:
- Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley (San Diego), Mountains And Mentors: My Path To The Tax Court (2022)
- Anne Alstott (Yale), Child Care Reform After The Pandemic (2021)
- Rosanne Altshuler (Rutgers), The International Tax Landscape: Past, Present and Future (2020)
- Lily Batchelder (NYU), Optimal Tax Theory and Distributive Justice (2019)
- Deborah Schenk (NYU), Horizontal Equity Redux (2017)
- Michael Graetz (Columbia), Tax Reform Beyond the Headlines (2015)
- Edward Kleinbard (USC), Progressive Tax or Progressive Fiscal System? (2014)
- Stephen Shay (Harvard), Coherence in International Income Taxation (2013)
- M. Carr Ferguson (Davis Polk, New York), Simplifying the Corporate Income Tax (2011)
- Eric Solomon (Steptoe, Washington, D.C.), A Framework for Tax Reform (2010)