Doug McCullough on The McCuistion Program

Doug McCullough joined Dennis McCuistion on The McCuistion Program for a discussion about Trade Wars: NAFTA and Beyond.   The episode premiered on October 14, 2018 on the PBS channel and is available for viewing here.

NAFTA Without Canada a Bum Deal for Texas

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS – AUGUST 31, 2018 Scuttling free trade with Canada would have a disproportionate impact on Texas. Texas is the nation’s top exporter and has a trade surplus with Canada. Texas exports about $22.8 billion of goods annually to Canada, its second-largest trade partner. The elimination of a free trade agreement with Canada

Les avantages de lancer son activité via une “Limited Liability Company” au Texas

L’une des premières questions que se pose un entrepreneur désireux de lancer une activité aux Etats-Unis, et notamment au Texas, repose sur la forme de société qu’il devrait former sur place. Très populaire, la “Limited Liability Company” (ci-après “LLC”), structure hybride entre la société et l’association, devrait alors immédiatement attirer son attention. Responsabilité limitée et

PATH Act Creates Changes in FIRPTA for Foreign Investments in U.S. Real Estate

Foreign investors in U.S. real estate as well as sellers of domestic real estate to foreign investors should be aware of changes in the FIRPTA (Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act) brought on by a new amendment signed into law called PATH (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015). On December 18, 2015, the

Is Setting Up a Permanent International Investment Court the Way to Go?: The EU Proposal for Resolving Disputes in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Between US and EU

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Between US and EU: The EU Proposal on Setting Up a Permanent International Investment Court The US is about to resume its negotiations with the EU on the ambitious trade and investment Agreement called “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”. Once in effect, the TTIP should significantly expand trade and

National Security Clearances for Foreign Investment in the US

Generally, US law makes it simple for foreign companies and individual investors to acquire US assets and invest in US companies. However, the President of the United States has the authority to block or unwind foreign acquisitions of sensitive US assets on the grounds of national security. Voluntary CFIUS National Security Reviews Parties to a

Latest Corporate Inversion: Johnson Controls and TYCO

According to New York Times’s Dealbook, Johnson Controls has agreed to merge with Tyco to redomicile from the United States to Ireland and thereby reduce its global tax bill. Corporate inversions have been in the IRS’s cross-hairs for some time. Recently, in November 2015, Treasury announced new rules intended to make corporate inversions more difficult.