7th Nani Palkhivala Memorial Research Paper Competition, 2011
All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP) and the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Bar Association in association with the Government Law College, Mumbai has announced the 7th Nani Palkhivala Memorial Research Paper Competition for the year 2011. The AIFTP is the apex body of tax associations and practitioners of India.The ITAT Bar Association is an association of professionals, who regularly appear before the ITAT, Mumbai.
Mr. Nani Palkhivala was the President of the ITAT Bar Association from 1968 to 2002. A legend in the field of Income Tax and Constitutional Law and a Professor at the Government Law College for a number of years, he constantly strove to further the cause of education. Thus, this Research Paper Competition promises to be a fitting tribute to his legacy.
The topic is “Piercing the Corporate Veil in Taxation matters” (Indian & International Transactions with special reference to Direct Taxes Code).
Each participating college can send a maximum of three entries and each article can be co-authored by a maximum of two authors only. The registration form can be availed at www.mcaglc.org with further details of the registration and the rules of the competition. To participate we need to send a scanned copy of the Registration Form to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 5th September, 2011.
The entries must reach Government Law College, Mumbai on or before 12th September, 2011 by 5:00 p.m. IST.
The sent entries will be judged by a panel of eminent tax professionals. The three best articles will be awarded cash prizes, along with a certificate of merit and a medal. The winning research paper will be published in the AIFTP Journal, on the ITAT website (www.itatonline.org), other leading tax magazines and the souvenir of the competition which will be released during the 8th Nani Palkhivala Moot Court Competition, 2011.
For further details do visit the following website –www.mcaglc.org.