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Call for Papers: the Settlement of Tax Disputes Under International Law

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Call  for papers for junior scholars roundtable at Luxembourg conference on the settlement of tax disputes under international law, November 2015.

On  12-13  November  2015,  the  Research  Unit in Law of the University of Luxembourg,  with  the  support  of  the  Fonds  National  de  la Recherche Luxembourg,  will be holding a conference on the settlement of tax disputes under  international law. The aim is to analyse taxation issues through the  lens  of  international law and its dispute settlement procedures,  bringing  together  international  lawyers  and  tax  lawyers.

Confirmed speakers already include Prof. Mads Andenas (University of Oslo), Prof. Ilias Bantekas (Brunel University), Dr N. Jansen Calamita (BIICL), Dr Abba Kolo (CEPMLP Dundee), Dr Sébastien Manciaux (Université de Bourgogne), Dr  Luca  Pantaleo  (TMC  Asser  Instituut),  Prof.  Alexander Rust (Vienna University  of  Economics and Business) and Epaminontas Triantafilou (Quinn Emanuel).

Part of the conference will be a roundtable discussion for junior scholars; giving  individuals  an opportunity to present their research on issues covered by the conference and to receive feedback from speakers.  Those selected  will  receive  a  bursary  to fund their travel and accommodation expenses, and may also have the opportunity to contribute to the conference proceedings,  which will be published.

Now calling for applications to  present  a  paper  at  the  roundtable; junior scholars (PhD candidates,  post-docs and fellows) with research interests in the field are invited to apply by submitting an abstract (not exceeding 800 words) of their proposed paper,  together  with  a  copy  of  their  CV,  to Prof. Matthew Happold (

The deadline for submissions is 5 September 2015. 

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