Arthur Cockfield Death: International Tax Expert, Respected Law Professor Arthur Cockfield Dies Suddenly

Arthur Cockfield Death: International Tax Expert, Respected Law Professor Arthur Cockfield Dies Suddenly
Arthur Cockfield, highly respected law professor, and internationally recognized tax scholar died unexpectedly on Sunday January 9, 2022 from an unsuspected heart condition.

According to Cockfield CV, he had been a professor at Queen’s since 2001 and an associate dean since 2006. Cockfield was a senior research fellow and adjunct professor at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and a Fulbright Visiting Chair in Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Austin before he joined Queen’s.

Cockfield started his career as an associate and articling student at Goodman’s law firm in Toronto. He earned his two advanced law degrees at Stanford University and his LL.B. at Queen’s in 1993. He worked at the University of the West Indies in Barbados and at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.

Cockfield co-authored “Taxing Global Digital Commerce” and “International Taxation Core Concepts” and numerous books on international tax.

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