Professor Robert Deutsch is currently a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Professor of Taxation in the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Sydney and a Master of Laws from Cambridge University.
Professor Deutsch has worked extensively in academia and the private sector (Mallesons Stephen Jaques, Henry Davis York and KPMG) and has written widely in tax, accounting and related areas. His authorship includes many chapters of the Australian Tax Handbook, the Guidebook to International Tax and Principles and Practice of Double Tax Agreements. He has also written and spoken on accounting issues especially as they interface with the practice of law.
With this background Professor Deutsch is well placed to understand the perspective of lawyers and others when dealing with accounting information and well placed to provide the answers often sought by lawyers and others regarding accounting information.