Alexander Rust


Alexander Rust is Professor of Tax Law at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law of WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). He previously worked as Professor of Tax Law and Director of the Master Program in European and International Tax Law at the University of Luxembourg, as Acting Assistant Professor at New York University and as assistant at the University of Munich.

He is a member of the editorial board of Intertax and Internationale Steuer-Rundschau as well as Co-Editor of the Commentary Klaus Vogel on Double Taxation Conventions. His main research interests are tax treaty law, European tax law and tax policy.

He is a frequent guest lecturer at universities in and outside Europe.

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EU Tax Law and Policy in the 21st Century

About this book: EU Tax Law and Policy in the 21st Century provides a thorough description of recent and impending developments in EU direct and indirect tax legislation. Major changes in EU tax law demand an analysis of not just the current state of the field but also forthcoming EU-level policy...

Edited by Werner Haslehner, Georg Kofler...
Landmark Decisions of the ECJ in Direct Taxation

Every professional dealing with taxation in the European Union will greatly appreciate this extraordinarily useful book. Based on a high-level conference held at the University of Luxembourg in 2014, the book presents detailed expert summaries and analyses of landmark ECJ decisions in direct...

Edited by Werner Haslehner, Georg Kofler...
State Aid and Tax Law

This book provides clear guidance on what constitutes State Aid in the area of tax law. It clearly explains the situations in which beneficial tax provisions for the taxpayer – e.g., lower tax rates for certain industries or for certain economic zones, advantageous depreciation rules, or...

Edited by Alexander Rust, Claire Micheau
Exchange of Information and Bank Secrecy

Inevitably, the financial crisis of recent years has intensified scrutiny of bank secrecy.All major jurisdictions have agreed to limit their bank secrecy rules; in particular,where there are allegations of tax evasion or criminal fraud, obstacles in the way of cross-border exchange of information...

Edited by Alexander Rust, Eric Fort
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