Maurice Lauré Prize

SUBMISSION DATE POSTPONED TO 31 MAY 2010 DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION!

F.O.B.B. INFO has instituted a Prize in order to encourage scientific work on international indirect taxation. The Prize is named in honour of Maurice Lauré, who was instrumental in the first implementation of the Value Added Tax system, now applied in more than 160 jurisdictions.

Subject: International indirect fiscal law, comparative indirect tax law, or local indirect tax law having an important relation with fiscal law in foreign jurisdictions.

Language: English, French and German. English preferred.

Open to: participants under 40 years of age on the 31 of July of the year in which the Prize is awarded, whether they are members of the Association or not.

Conditions:

  • Submission of a presentation letter on the topic;
  • Submission of a resume including the date of birth;
  • Upon submission, candidates need additionally to prepare an article on the topic in English with a maximum of 10.000 words;

Prize: Euro 5.000, plus a medal and an invitation to attend the F.O.B.B. INFO 2020 Congress in Cancun, exempted from the payment of the Congress registration fee, during which the Prize is awarded.

Submission deadline: 1 April 2020. Papers entered for the Prize for a given year should be submitted as a soft copy (PDF) by e-mail to a.gensecr@FOBB.INFO before the 1st of April.

Jury of the Maurice Lauré Prize

The Jury consists of five members, who are appointed by the Executive Committee from amongst the F.O.B.B. INFO membership upon recommendation by the Permanent Scientific Committee.

Chair

Jean-Claude Bouchard (France)

Members

Markus Achatz (Austria)
Andrea Parolini (Italy)
Satya Poddar (India)
Philip Robinson (Switzerland)

Please contact the F.O.B.B. INFO General Secretariat for further details at a.gensecr@FOBB.INFO