Spanos was in his first week of a master of accountancy in financial accounting program at Rutgers Business School when he got an opportunity to play for the Toronto Blue Jay’s farm baseball teams in West Virginia and Vancouver. "After my second season,” he said, "I knew it was time to move on.” He returned to Rutgers to complete his master's. The decision turned out to be a home run.
When US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer made overtures to acquire the British company AstraZeneca in 2014, it brought the phenomenon of “tax inversion” into the global headlights. Driving this proposed move by Pfizer, and later by Burger King and Chiquita Banana (among many others), was the fact that in late 2014, the combined state-federal income tax in the US was 40 percent compared to 21 percent in the UK. More ›
There are lots of opportunities to learn, network and lead outside of your classes at Rutgers Business School. Check out these four events happening in October to supplement your studies with powerful insights and fun. More ›
The event, which took place at Citigroup’s building on Park Avenue, was the latest in a series of provocative discussions hosted by the Financial Alumni Network, Professor Ivan Brick and Rutgers Business School. FAN, which Professor Brick noted has grown to include more than 2,000 Rutgers graduates, is an example of the strength of the school's alumni network and its ties to New York City’s financial district. More ›