Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Prize in International Insolvency Studies 2016.

The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2016 Prize in International Insolvency Studies. The Prize in International Insolvency Studies comprises a Gold Medal Prize for the winning submission as well as a Silver Medal Prize, a Bronze Medal Prize, and several Finalist Prizes. The Prizes are accompanied by an honorarium for the Medal winners.
The III Prize is awarded for original legal research, commentary or analysis on topics of international insolvency and restructuring significance and on comparative international analysis of domestic insolvency and restructuring issues and developments.
Topic
Any topic on international or comparative insolvency
Organizer
International Insolvency Institute
Prizes
The Gold Medal Prize will be US $3,000; the Silver Medal Prize will be US $2,000; the Bronze Medal Prize will be US $1,000; and up to 6 Finalist Prizes of US $500 may be awarded
Deadline
Articles must be submitted before March 31, 2016.
Guidelines
  • Candidates must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students, researchers or practitioners in practice for less than nine years.
  • The article or research must be on an international or comparative insolvency topic and must be submitted in English.
  • Articles or research in preparation for publication or already published are eligible, provided they were not published before October, 2015.
  • Candidates may submit only one contribution.
  • The Jury may decide not to award the Prize if, in its opinion, no contribution of sufficient quality has been submitted.
  • Entries must be eligible and available to be posted on the III website and published in the Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice (West and Westlaw).
  • Articles must be submitted before March 31, 2016.
  • Candidates will be informed of the final decision of the jury on or before April 30, 2016.
  • All contributions should be sent to the III c/o Shari Bedker at info@iiiglobal.org and must be marked as submissions for the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies, 2016.
  • The Gold Medal Prize will be US $3,000; the Silver Medal Prize will be US $2,000; the Bronze Medal Prize will be US $1,000; and up to 6 Finalist Prizes of US $500 may be awarded.
  • The Gold Medal Winner will be invited to attend the III’s Sixteenth Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan in June, 2016 to present their work and the III will cover his/her reasonable travel expenses.
  • All Medal Winners and Finalist Prize recipients may attend the 2016 Annual Conference and their Conference registration fees will be waived.
Inquiries
For further details and the terms of the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies, please contact Franca Tibando, Executive Director of the International Insolvency Institute NextGen Leadership Program, (telephone) 416.595.2965 or (email) ftibando@millerthomson.com

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