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Lilian Faulhaber

Associate Professor of Law

A.B., J.D., Harvard; M.Phil., Cambridge

Areas of Expertise:

International Law, Taxation

Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Lilian V. Faulhaber was an Associate Professor at Boston University School of Law. From 2013-2015, she was an Advisor at...

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Before joining the Georgetown faculty, Lilian V. Faulhaber was an Associate Professor at Boston University School of Law. From 2013-2015, she was an Advisor at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, where she worked on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project. Professor Faulhaber clerked for Senior Judge Robert E. Keeton and Judge William G. Young, both on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York. She is a graduate of Harvard College, Cambridge University, and Harvard Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the Harvard International Law Journal. Professor Faulhaber has published articles on international taxation, tax avoidance, charitable giving, and European Union law.

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Trouble with Tax Competition: From Practice to Theory, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018).    [SSRN]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Beyond Apple: State Aid as a Model of a Robust Anti-Subsidy Rule, 48 Geo. J. Int'l L. 381-405 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Luxembourg Effect: Patent Boxes and the Limits of International Cooperation, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 1641-1702 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Charitable Giving, Tax Expenditures, and Direct Spending in the United States and the European Union, 39 Yale J. Int'l L. 87-129 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Hidden Limits of the Charitable Deduction: An Introduction to Hypersalience, 92 B.U. L. Rev. 1307-1348 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
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All Scholarship 2003 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Trouble with Tax Competition: From Practice to Theory, 71 Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018).    [SSRN]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Beyond Apple: State Aid as a Model of a Robust Anti-Subsidy Rule, 48 Geo. J. Int'l L. 381-405 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Luxembourg Effect: Patent Boxes and the Limits of International Cooperation, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 1641-1702 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Charitable Giving, Tax Expenditures, and Direct Spending in the United States and the European Union, 39 Yale J. Int'l L. 87-129 (2014).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, The Hidden Limits of the Charitable Deduction: An Introduction to Hypersalience, 92 B.U. L. Rev. 1307-1348 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Sovereignty, Integration and Tax Avoidance in the European Union: Striking the Proper Balance, 48 Colum. J. Transnat'l L. 177-241 (2010).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Cured Meat and Idaho Potatoes: A Comparative Analysis of European and American Protection and Enforcement of Geographic Indications of Foodstuffs, 11 Colum. J. Eur. L. 623-664 (2005).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber, Recent Development, American Servicemembers' Protection Act of 2002, 40 Harv. J. on Legis. 537-557 (2003).    [HEIN] [W] [Gtown Law]
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Panelists See Int’l Tax Landscape Shifting Toward Chaos," coverage in Law 360, November 20, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber and Professor Itai Grinberg.

"Tax Reform Unpacked at Georgetown Law," coverage in Court House News, November 17, 2017, quoting Professors Itai Grinberg, Charles Gustafsan, Stephen Cohen and Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Expat tax burden could shift," a podcast on Marketplace, October 30, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"EU To Investigate UK Tax Law On Controlled Foreign Cos.," coverage by Law 360, October 26, 2017, quoting Professor Itai Grinberg and Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Dueling US, EU Tax Claims May Pose Challenge For Amazon," coverage by Law 360, October 5, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

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"Panelists See Int’l Tax Landscape Shifting Toward Chaos," coverage in Law 360, November 20, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber and Professor Itai Grinberg.

"Tax Reform Unpacked at Georgetown Law," coverage in Court House News, November 17, 2017, quoting Professors Itai Grinberg, Charles Gustafsan, Stephen Cohen and Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Expat tax burden could shift," a podcast on Marketplace, October 30, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"EU To Investigate UK Tax Law On Controlled Foreign Cos.," coverage by Law 360, October 26, 2017, quoting Professor Itai Grinberg and Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Dueling US, EU Tax Claims May Pose Challenge For Amazon," coverage by Law 360, October 5, 2017, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Anti-Tax-Competition Measures Could Have Unintended Effects, Experts Say," coverage in Worldwide Tax Daily, February 6, 2017, featuring Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber, speaking at a conference on tax competition hosted by the International Tax Policy Forum and Georgetown University Law Center's Institute of International Economic Law.

"EU’s New Corporate Tax Base May Not Fly With Members," coverage in Law 360, October 27, 2016, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"European Union slaps Apple with a $14 billion tax bill," coverage on CNBC Nightly Business Report, August 30, 2016, featuring Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"EU Apple Tax Ruling Stirs Fears of Revenue Loss in U.S.," coverage in The Wall Street Journal, August 30, 2016, quoting Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Brexit Seen Boosting EU Drive to Harmonize Corporate Tax," coverage by Bloomberg BNA, June 24, 2016, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"Brexit May Lead To More Favorable UK Tax Regime," coverage by Law 360, June 24, 2016, quoting Associate Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

EU Tax Evasion Rules May Be Undone By Lack Of Certainty,” coverage by Law 360, June 8, 2016, quoting Professor Lilian Faulhaber.

"How the I.R.S. Hurts Mothers," an opinion piece in The New York Times, April 3, 2013, by Associate Professor Lilian V. Faulhaber

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