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Sanford H. Goldberg, for more than 40 years, has been involved in every major area of international taxation from structuring mergers and acquisitions, to negotiating dispositions and planning cross-border transactions. He has worked with U.S. and foreign-based multinationals to resolve IRS controversies related to their domestic and international operations, including transfer pricing of goods, services, and intangibles. He is widely recognized for providing tax and estate planning to U.S. and non-U.S. individuals and families, working with multiple-country heirs and beneficiaries, dual wills, foreign trusts and other foreign entities. He has represented clients in executive compensation negotiations and functions regularly in the capacity of independent counsel to key officers in order to avoid a conflict of interest between general counsel and the corporation. He has been retained in takeover battles between major public companies to negotiate the employment contract of a new CEO. Past President of the USA branch of the International Fiscal Association and Vice President of its worldwide parent, he is also an elected member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. He edits the International Tax sections of the Journal of Taxation and the Canadian Tax Journal. He has taught at the NYU Masters in Taxation Program, and is on advisory boards at Florida Law School and Fordham University. A Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel, he is also named in The Best Lawyers in America.

A magna cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he received his J.D. from Columbia, where he was a Kent scholar.

by Sanford H. Goldberg, Quincy Cotton
Published: The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, December 01, 2005
Download the file for Are Your Non-U.S. Executives Prepared for U.S. Estate Tax?.
by Sanford H. Goldberg, John Avery Jones
Published: Bulletin for International Fiscal Documentation, November 01, 2004
Download the file for Treaty Conflicts in Categorizing Income as Business Profits Caused by Differences in Approach between Common Law and Civil Law.
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Michael J. Miller
Published: The Canadian Tax Journal, March 01, 2004
Download the file for IRS Issues A Warning To Canadian Law Firms With U.S. Branch Offices.
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Michael J. Miller
Published: Tax Management International Journal, May 09, 2003
Download the file for Proposed Transportation Regulations - Suggestions for Final Course Correction.
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: International Fiscal Association -- 56th Congress, August 25, 2002
Download the file for Estate Tax Conflicts Resulting from a Change in Residence.
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: International Fiscal Association -- 56th Congress, August 25, 2002
Download the file for Gains Tax vs. Inheritance Tax.
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: ALI-ABA Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, April 30, 2001
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Tax Notes International, August 07, 2000
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich, Abraham Leitner
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, December 01, 1999
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, June 01, 1999
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, December 01, 1998
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, October 01, 1998
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Carrie L. Brandon
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, June 01, 1998
by Sanford H. Goldberg, C. Jordan Ball, III
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, October 01, 1997
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Howard J. Levine, Ellen Seiler Brody, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: R & H Newsletter -- Tax Insights, October 01, 1997
by Howard J. Levine, Sanford H. Goldberg, Ellen Seiler Brody, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Journal of Taxation, August 15, 1997
by Sanford H. Goldberg
Published: Canadian Tax Journal, March 01, 1997
by Sanford H. Goldberg, Howard J. Levine, Peter A. Glicklich
Published: Journal of Taxation, June 01, 1996