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  • Mihir Desai

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The Conversation We Should Be Having About Corporate Taxes. Mihir Desai, August 22, 2014, Opinion. "The corporate inversion — when a U.S. company takes on the legal identity of foreign subsidiary, usually in order to reduce its taxes — has become about as controversial as corporate finance topics get. President Obama has called such transactions “unpatriotic.” Others have defended them as a way for American companies to stay competitive in the face of a uniquely intrusive tax code. Harvard Business School’s Mihir Desai and Bill George both fall mostly in the second camp, but with some surprising twists..." May require purchase or user account. Link