Bookmark Print E-mail
Prize in International Insolvency Studies, 2014

The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2014 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. The Prize Competition is open to full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students and to practitioners in practice for eight years or less. Entries must not have been published prior to October 2013 and must be available to be posted on the International Insolvency Institute website at 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, 2014.

Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of leading international insolvency academics and practitioners. The Jury will consist of Co-Chairs Professor Professor Christoph Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin; Professor Jay L. Westbrook, University of Texas, Austin and Hon. Samuel L. Bufford, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania and our distinguished Members, Professor Junichi Matsushita, University of Tokyo, Tokyo; Hon. Adolfo Rouillon, Senior Counsel, Legal Department, World Bank, Washington, D.C., Professor John A.E. Pottow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Professor Jingxia (Josie) Shi, China University of International Business & Economics, Beijing, and Professor Ulrik Rammeskow Bang-Pedersen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Gold Medal winner will be honoured at the III’s Fourteenth Annual International Insolvency Conference in Mexico City on June 9-10, 2014 and will have all Conference registration fees waived. 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 considered for nomination to the III NextGen Leadership Program which will convene in Mexico City in June 2014 during the III’s 2014 Conference. For further details and the terms of the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies, please contact the Executive Director of the International Insolvency Institute, Shari Bedker, at the III’s offices in Washington, D.C. at (telephone) (703) 273-6165, (fax) (703) 830-0610 or (email) This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Download terms and conditions here.