Research and Teaching Areas
Taxation: Corporate, Individual, International, and Partnership; Corporate Finance; and Corporate Law
Professor Colon teaches International Tax, Corporate Tax, Partnership Tax, Taxation of Derivatives, Corporations, and Corporate Finance. His research has explored the international tax issues raised by individuals and property changing tax jurisdiction and the cross-border taxation of stock options and derivatives. His recent scholarship addresses tax issues of exchange traded funds, mutual funds and foreign shareholders, and mixing tax-exempt and taxable shareholders in mutual funds.
He received his BA from Yale College, his JD degree from Yale Law School, and his LLM in Taxation from Georgetown Law School. He practiced international tax law at Groom & Nordberg and Cole Corette & Abrutyn in Washington, D.C. and corporate law at Baker & McKenzie in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, before joining Fordham Law School in 1994. He has been a visiting professor lecturing on international tax treaties at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas Law School in São Paulo, Brazil, an adjunct professor at Cardozo School of Law, and was the Katherine A. Ryan Distinguished Visiting Professor at the St. Mary’s University (Institute on World Legal Problems) in Innsbruck, Austria.