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

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.