Date Submitted: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:32:40 GMT

LAW 487 v02 : EU Tax Law

Last edit: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:58:40 GMT

Druthers submitted by: ar1203
Week One
LLM Adjunct
UserID Name Email
ar1203 Rust, Alexander
LAW 487 v02: EU Tax Law
EU Tax Law
MTWThF 9:00am-11:35am (1/6 to 1/10)
60 (LAWG: 45/LAWJ: 15)
Take-Home Exam


Students need to have taken a basic income tax course - either about the US tax system or about the tax system of another country. 


WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020 through Friday, January 10, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

This course is mandatory pass/fail and will not count toward the 7 credit pass/fail limit for J.D. students.

Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory and all enrolled students must attend the first class in order to remain enrolled. Students on the wait list must attend the first class in order to be admitted off the wait list. Enrolled students will have until the beginning of the second class session to request a drop by contacting the Office of the Registrar. Once the second class session begins, students may only seek a withdrawal by contacting their academic advisor in the Office of Graduate Programs. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?

Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?

Is this course available to distance students?
Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?


Personal Information


Alexander Rust studied law with a specialization in Tax Law in Freiburg (Breisgau), Geneva, Munich and New York. During his Referendariat (legal traineeship) he worked as an assistant judge and as a public prosecutor at the High Court of Munich, as a law clerk at the Ministry of Finance and as a tax advisor in private practice. In 2001, he was appointed assistant professor at the University of Munich, during the academic year 2008-2009 he worked as acting assistant professor at New York University. In 2010, he was nominated ordinary professor for Tax Law at the University of Luxembourg and director of the master program in European and International Tax Law. Since 2014 he has been working as ordinary professor of tax law at Vienna University of Economics and Business. His phd-thesis was awarded the European Academic Tax Thesis Award of the European Commission and of the European Association of Tax Law Professors. Professor Rust is a frequent lecturer on tax treaty and European Tax Law issues at universities all around the world.

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