IFA President YIN Scientific Award

The IFA President YIN Scientific Award was launched in 2014. This Award shall be awarded for an article published in a qualified medium, furthering the understanding of international fiscal law or comparative tax law, providing practical solutions to problems arising in cross-border transactions or situations.

Subject: Any topic furthering the understanding of international fiscal law or comparative tax law, providing practical solutions to problems arising in cross border transactions or situations.
Language: English.
Open to: Young IFA Network (YIN) members under 35 years of age on the 31 of July of the year in which the Prize is awarded.
Prize: Euro 1,000, plus a memento, a certificate and an invitation to attend the IFA 2018 Congress in Seoul, exempted from the payment of the Congress registration fee, during which the Prize is awarded.
Submission deadline: 1 April 2018, by e-mail.

Recent winners of the Award

  • 2017: Dhruv Sanghavi (India/Netherlands) "The Proposed Tiebreaker Rule in OECD/G20 BEPS Action 6: A Critical Examination of the Possible Motives and Means, and a Potential Alternative"
  • 2016: Blazej Kuzniacki (Poland/Norway) "The Need to Avoid Double Economic Taxation Triggered by CFC Rules under Tax Treaties, and the Way to Achieve it​"
  • 2015: Dr. Kasper Dziurdz (Austria) "Attribution of Functions and Profits to a Dependent Agent PE: Different Arm's Length Principles under Articles 7(2) and 9"
  • 2014: Dirk Maarten Broekhuijsen (Netherlands) "A modern understanding of Article 31(3)(c) of the Vienna Convention (1969): A new haunt for the commentaries of the OECD Model?"

Please contact the IFA General Secretariat for further details at a.gensecr@ifa.nl.

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