Bachelor of Science in Tourism, University of Cape Coast, Ghana; Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Ghana, Ghana; Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Taxation, New York University, USA

John Bentil obtained a Master of Laws degree in International Taxation from New York University School of Law. He is admitted to the Ghana Bar Association and the New York Bar Association. Before joining Georgetown University Law Center, John was part of Ernst and Young’s International Tax Practice. His area of specialization included US international tax planning involving mergers and acquisitions, US international tax provision, US international tax compliance, and US international tax attributes – earnings and profits and tax basis, studies. As an SJD candidate at Georgetown University Law Center, John’s research focuses on tax policy and economic development in developing countries. He is investigating the extent to which tax policies that are tailored to the peculiar circumstances of developing countries can generate significant revenues for economic development in such countries. His research is under the supervision of Professor Stafford Smiley.