tax inversions

Pfizer-Allergan deal is expected to stand

Pfizer-Allergan deal is expected to stand

NEW YORK — Despite widespread criticism over the issue of tax inversions, legal experts say that current regulatory restrictions in the United States are unlikely to block the $160 billion merger deal announced by U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and Ireland-based drug manufacturer Allergan Inc. Generally, tax inversions involve a U.S. firm reincorporating in a low-tax