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The IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law

Frans Vanistendael

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

The proposed dotation is EUR 10,000, plus a flat amount for travel and accommodation expenses incurred attending the award ceremony.
 

II. Application and selection process

The recipient of the 2018 Frans Vanistendael Award for International Tax Law will be selected by an international jury composed of Reuven Avi-Yonah, Ana Paula Dourado, Marjaana Helminen, Yoshihiro Masui, Jörg Manfred Mössner, Pasquale Pistone (Chairman), John Prebble, Jennifer Roeleveld and Miranda Stewart. 

III. Award information

The jury decides on the winner of the award by a two-thirds majority. In the case that a majority cannot be reached after two rounds of votes, the decision is taken by simple majority. 

IBFD welcomes applications for the 4th IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award by 31 December 2017. All articles and books on international (including European) tax law published in 2017 are eligible. The conferral of the 4th IBFD Frans Vanistendael Award will take place in Amsterdam on 2 May 2018 during the closing ceremony of the Doctoral Meeting of Researchers in International Taxation (DocMIT) and Postdoctoral International Tax Forum (PITF). Please submit your nominations to ibfd.award@ibfd.org.

Previous winners
View the 2017 winner and shortlist
View the 2016 winner and shortlist
View the 2015 winners and shortlist