2017-10-doc4 III Prize competition 2018 now open

The HomeInternational Insolvency Institute has opened its competition ofr the 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. it’s for the 13th time that III awards its yearly prizes for original legal research. Topics can be matters of international insolvency and restructuring significance and on comparative international analysis of domestic insolvency and restructuring issues and developments. The winner’s contribution will be published in Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, s/he will receive a trip to the III’s conference in New York City in September 2018. The winner(s) will meet insolvency experts from around the world and be invited to present their paper. 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. The Prize Competition is open to full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students and to practitioners in practice for nine years or less. Entries must not have been published and must be available to be posted on the International Insolvency Institute website at www.iiiglobal.org. Medal-winning entries will be considered for publication in the Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice (West) and for inclusion in the Westlaw electronic database. Entries may be of any length but a limit of 20,000 – 30,000 words is preferred. Entries must be received by March 31, 2018.
Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of leading international insolvency academics and practitioners from some 10 countries. All Medal Winners and Finalists will be invited to attend the Conference and will be provided with complementary Conference registration. Medal Winners will also be nominated to Class VII of the III NextGen Leadership Program which will convene in New York in September, 2018 during the III’s 2018 Conference. For further details and the terms of the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies go to www.iiiglobal.org or contact Franca Tibando, Executive Director of the International Insolvency Institute NextGen Leadership Program, at ++ 1-416-918-7301 or ftibandonextgen@rogers.com.

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