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Graduate Record 2010-2011 
Graduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

GCOM 7470 - International Business and Investment Transactions

This eclectic, case-oriented, transaction-based course addresses the various financial, accounting, and tax issues arising in connection with a wide range of international business and investment transactions. It presents a detailed introduction to international finance (e.g., accessing international financial markets, managing foreign exchange risk, and using various financial instruments), and comprehensive coverage of international taxation and tax planning strategies (including transfer pricing, foreign tax credit planning, Subpart F, etc.). The course also contains a module on U.S. accounting principles applicable to multinational transactions and operations, and on the managerial accounting aspects of control systems for multinational business operations. Students are exposed to international accounting standards promulgated by the International Accounting Standards Committee. The tax and accounting systems of several countries are compared and contrasted with those of the United States. The course also contains a module on state and local taxation.

Credits: 3