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Abstracts and papers are available below the programme:

Programme

Session 1: September 5th 13.45 - 15.15 Room H2

1A:  Maureen Donnelly (Brock University)
       'Tax-Free Savings Accounts:  Good Politics, Bad Policy'
1B:  Monica Bhandari (Kings College London) and Michael Blissenden (University of Western Sydney)
       'Taxing trust income: A comparative study of problematic areas in Australia and the UK'
1B:  Hans Gribnau (Leiden and Tilburg), Allard Lubbers (Leiden) and Henk Vording (Leiden)
       'Tax transition policy: legal principles or political bargains?'

Session 2: September 5th 15.45 - 17.15 Room H2

2A:  Sagit Leviner (University of Buffalo; Ono Faculty of Law )
       'Normative Underpinnings of the Tax Discourse'
2B:  Malcolm James (University of Wales Institute Cardiff)
       'Smoke and mirrors? Critiquing the economic basis of tax law'
2C:  Gianluigi Bizioli (University of Bergamo)
       'Justification for Taxation: A Diachronic Analysis'

Session 3 September 6th 09.00 - 10.30 Room H2

3A:  Paul Kenny (Flinders University)
       'Recent Trends In Australian Tax Reform: The 1999 Ralph And 2010 Henry Reviews'
3B  John McLaren (University of Canberra)
      'Petroleum and Mineral Resource Rent Taxes: Could these taxation principles have a wider application?'
3C:  Diane Kraal (Monash University)
       'Resource Rent Taxes: the politics of legislation'

Session 4 September 6th 13.30 - 15.00 Room H2

4A:  Michelle Markham (Bond University)
       'Advance Pricing Arrangement Reform in Australia - was it worth the wait?'
4B:  Justin Dabner (James Cook University)
       'Islamic Finance in Australia: a case of reform process failure?'
4C: Adrian Sawyer (University of Canterbury)
       'Law in Politics - Politics in Law: A Review of Tax Policy Development In New Zealand'

Available Papers and Abstracts

The Justification for Taxation: A Diachronic Analysis by Gianluigi Bizioli.
Advance Pricing Arrangement Reform In Australia – Was It Worth The Wait? by Michelle Markham.
Transitions in Tax Law, Public Expectations, and Political Precommitment Hans Gribnau (1) , Allard Lubbers (2) and Henk Vording (3) by Hans Gribnau , Allard Lubbers and Henk Vording .
Petroleum and Mineral Resource Rent Taxes: Could these taxation principles have a wider application? by John McLaren.
'Smoke and Mirrors? Critiquing the Economic Basis of Tax Law' by Malcolm James.
Resource Rent Taxes: the politics of legislation by Diane Kraal.
“Tax-Free Savings Accounts: Good Politics, Bad Policy” by Allister Young & Maureen Donnelly.
Taxing trust income: A comparative study of problematic areas in Australia and the UK by Monica Bhandari and Michael Blissenden .
Islamic Finance in Australia: a case of reform process failure? by Justin Dabner.
Tax transition policy: legal principles or political bargains? by Hans Gribnau,Allard Lubbers, and Henk Vording.
Recent Trends In Australian Tax Reform: The 1999 Ralph And 2010 Henry Reviews by Paul Kenny.
Papers on Taxation Law, 2011 SLS Annual Conference at Cambridge 2011 by Michelle Markham.
Law in Politics - Politics in Law: A Review of Tax Policy Developments in New Zealand by Adrian Sawyer .
Islamic Finance in Australia: interest or not interest, that is the question? by Justin Dabner.