Vokhid Urinov

Associate Professor


Law, Faculty of

Room 218


1 506 447 3084

Research interests

  • taxation of foreign source income
  • international tax avoidance and evasion
  • base erosion and profit shifting


Vokhid, LLB, LLM (Tashkent State University of Law), LLM (Frankfurt University), DCL (McGill), joined UNB Law as an Assistant Professor in July 2015 after completing his doctoral (PhD) studies in tax law at McGill. Currently, his teaching extends to many areas of Canadian tax and corporate law, particularly personal taxation, corporate taxation, international taxation, business organizations, and corporate finance.

While completing his doctoral studies, Vokhid co-taught a tax law course with Professor Allison Christians and received McGill’s Teaching Tomorrow’s Professors Award (2013). In the 2016-2017 academic year, Vokhid was recognized by UNB Law with the 2017 Faculty of Law Teaching Excellence Award. In the 2017-2018 academic year, he received the 2018 Teaching Innovation Award for his commitment to fostering a collaborative and innovative teaching environment.

Vokhid’s research interests lie in international tax compliance—specifically, international tax regimes such as automatic exchange of tax information, base erosion and profit shifting, and transfer pricing issues. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Bulletin for International Taxation; Law, Social Justice & Global Development Journal; and International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.

Vokhid speaks English, Uzbek, Russian, basic German and Japanese.

Courses taught

  • Personal Taxation
  • Corporate Taxation
  • International Taxation
  • Corporate Finance

Selected publications

V. Urinov. Taxation of Foreign Source Income of Resident Individuals: A Structural Enforcement Through Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (Netherlands: IBFD Doctoral Series, forthcoming 2019).

V. Urinov, 2019. A Study of Key BEPS Reform Measures in Canada, in K. Sadiq, et al., eds., Tax Design and Administration in a Post - BEPS Era: A Study of Key Reform Measures in 16 Countries (UK: Fiscal Publications).

V. Urinov, 2017. General Anti-Avoidance Rules in Canada: History, Scheme, Source and Enforcement, in N.  Hashimzade and Y.  Epifantseva, eds., Routledge Companion on Tax Avoidance Research (UK: Routledge).

V. Urinov, 2015. Developing Country Perspectives on Automatic Exchange of Information, Global Development and Social Justice Journal, LGD 1, 1–28.

V. Urinov, 2015. The Rubik Model: An Alternative for Automatic Tax Information Exchange Regimes? Bulletin for International Taxation, 69:2.