The All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP) and the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Bar Association in association with the Government Law College, Mumbai is pleased to announce the 7th Nani Palkhivala Memorial Research Paper Competition.
The AIFTP is the apex body of tax associations and practitioners of India and was formed in 1976 in the presence of Mr. Nani Palkhivala and Justice J. C. Shah, former Chief Justice 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 Government Law College, Mumbai has become synonymous with legal education in India. Established in 1855, the institute, currently in its 156th year, has the distinction of being the oldest institute imparting legal knowledge, not only in India, but in Asia. Generations of distinguished legal luminaries who have been nurtured by this unique institution, have made a seminal contribution to the development and growth of India’s legal landscape. As a part of its tradition, the college lays emphasis on academics as well as several extra-curricular and co-curricular activities which are imperative in the holistic development of young legal minds. This renowned Research Paper Competition is one such step towards the achievement of this goal.
The topic for this year’s Research Paper 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. Each article can be authored by a maximum of two authors only. The 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) and in other leading tax magazines.
The entries must reach Government Law College, Mumbai on or before 12th September, 2011 by 5:00 p.m. IST.
The copy of the Registration form and the Official Rules governing the competition are with the Communication Committee, In case you require them mail @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindly confirm your participation by emailing a scanned copy of the Registration Form on or before 5th September, 2011 to nanipalkhivalaresearch
Posted by Adhish Sharma