The IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law
IBFD wishes to promote outstanding scientific research output on international tax law. For this purpose, it decided to introduce the IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law, named after its well-esteemed former Academic Chairman, Prof. Dr Frans Vanistendael. Professor Vanistendael is renowned for producing academic content at the highest of scientific standards and has long been distinguished as one of the most far-sighted scholars in the field of international tax law.
I. Funding, focus and requirements
II. Application and selection process
Eligible publications are all articles, books, book chapters and monographs on international tax law (including European Union tax law), in paper or digital format (with an ISBN or ISSN number), published in English between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2019, which have provided an outstanding contribution to the development of international tax law. In case of doubt, the temporal criterion to ascertain eligibility is the date of the ISBN/ISSN.
Applications may be submitted by anyone (therefore not just by the author) by 31 December 2019 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The recipient of the 2019 Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law will be selected by an international jury composed of Reuven Avi-Yonah, Ana Paula Dourado, Marjaana Helminen, Ruth Mason, Yoshihiro Masui, Jörg Manfred Mössner, Pasquale Pistone (Chairman), Jennifer Roeleveld and Miranda Stewart.
The jury decides on the winner of the award by a two-thirds majority. In case that majority cannot be reached after two rounds of votes, the decision is taken by a simple majority.
The conferral of the 5th IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award took place in Amsterdam on 6 September 2019 during the conference: Putting Learning into Practice – Addressing the Challenges of International Tax Law.
The 2019 edition was carried out with the support of the following jury members:
Reuven Avi-Yonah, Ana Paula Dourado, Marjaana Helminen, Ruth Mason, Yoshihiro Masui, Jörg Manfred Mössner, Pasquale Pistone (Chairman), Jennifer Roeleveld and Miranda Stewart.
The following publications were shortlisted: