William Byrnes is a leading tax and economic crimes authority as author or co-author of 13 annual Lexis, Kluwer, and Tax Facts books and compendia that have sold more than 150,000 print subscriptions, with his Lexis books accessed over 20,000 times annually by government and industry attorneys, accountants, and judicial staff. In the field of international tax, Prof. William Byrnes is among LexisNexis?EUR(TM) best-selling authors and a leading authority in the fields of anti-money laundering and FATCA compliance. He has authored or co-authored more than 1,000 articles published by financial media. The United Nations' UNCTAD peer-reviewed journal selected as its lead article for Issue 2, Volume 25 (June 2018) Lorraine Eden (Texas A&M Mays School of Business) and William Byrnes' \"Transfer Pricing and State Aid: the Unintended Consequences of Advance Pricing Agreements.\"
William Byrnes pioneered online education in the early nineties. The Fulbright Board (FFSB) and the U.S. Department of State?EUR(TM)s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs peer-review selected him to be a Fulbright Specialist for pedagogy and for comparative taxation. India's National Board of Accreditation after peer review bestowed upon him its Education Leadership Award in 2012 at WOSA.
- LL.M. in European Business, University of Amsterdam - (Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands) 1995
- J.D. in , Loyola University New Orleans - (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) 1992
- B.A. in Pol Econ, Tulane University - (New Orleans, Louisiana, United States) 1989
- Byrnes, W. (2019). Boiling Starbucks’ Roasting Down to the Essence of its Residual. (19),
- Eden, L., & Byrnes, W. (2018). Transfer pricing and state aid: The unintended consequences of advance pricing agreements. Transnational Corporations. 25(2), 9-36.
- Byrnes, W. (2017). Background and Current Status of FATCA and CRS (Sept. 2017 edition).