Alexander Ezenagu is an international tax expert and legal practitioner. He specializes in the following areas of law: investment advisory; international tax law, transfer pricing and tax planning; and commercial law advisory and practice.
Alexander obtained his Ph.D. in international tax law from McGill University. He is also a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he obtained an LL.M. in commercial law.
Alexander’s research focuses on the relationship between taxation and economic development, as well as the role of government and non-government institutions and actors in the creation of tax policies and rules. He writes on the right to tax by countries and how such taxing rights should be allocated. He also researches and writes on illicit financial flows out of developing countries and ways to curb them. He is currently designing a course on developmental governance that looks at the influences on developmental models adopted by developing countries.
Alexander has published in academic journals and other globally recognized platforms. He has been quoted in the Financial Times, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ Paradise Papers, Tax Notes International, International Tax Review, Quartz and other media outlets.