Prize in International Insolvency Studies, 2009
The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2009 Prize in International Insolvency Studies. The Prize in International Insolvency Studies comprises a Gold Medal Prize for the winning submission from a civil law jurisdiction, a Gold Medal Prize for the winning submission from a common law jurisdiction, a Silver Medal prize, a Bronze Medal prize, and several Finalist Prizes. The Prizes are accompanied by a honorarium for the medal winners.
The III Prize is awarded for original 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 less than seven years. Entries must not have been published prior to October 2008 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), the Norton Annual Review of International Insolvency (West) and for inclusion in the Westlaw electronic database.
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Entries will be judged by a distinguished panel of leading international insolvency academics and practitioners. The Jury will consist of Professor Bob Wessels, Leiden University, Leiden and St. John’s University, New York, Chair; Professor Jay L. Westbrook, University of Texas, Austin, Vice-Chair, Hon. Samuel L. Bufford, United States Bankruptcy Court, Los Angeles; Professor Junichi Matsushita, University of Tokyo, Tokyo; Professor Christoph Paulus, Humboldt University, Berlin; Hon. Adolfo Rouillon, Senior Counsel, Legal Department, World Bank, Washington, D.C., and Professor Jingxia (Josie) Shi, China University of International Business & Economics, Beijing. Entries may be of any length but a limit of 50,000 words is preferred. Entries must be received by March 15, 2009. Medal Winners and Finalists may attend the III Ninth Annual International Insolvency Conference in New York on June 18-19, 2009 and will have all conference registration fees waived. 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) firstname.lastname@example.org
Prize in International Insolvency Studies
Summary of Terms and Conditions
The International Insolvency Institute (www.iiiglobal.org) will award its 2009 Prize in International Insolvency Studies, for outstanding writing, research or analysis in the insolvency field. The terms of the 2009 Prize Competition are as follows:
1. Candidates must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students, researchers or practitioners in practice for less than seven years.
2. The article or research must be on an international or comparative insolvency topic and must be submitted in English.
3. Articles or research in preparation for publication or already published are eligible, provided they were not published before October, 2008.
4. Candidates may submit only one contribution.
5. The Jury may decide not to award the Prize if, in its opinion, no contribution of sufficient quality has been submitted.
6. Entries must be eligible to be posted on the III website and published in the Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice or the Annual Review of International Insolvency (West and Westlaw)..
7. Articles must be submitted before March 15, 2009.
8. Candidates will be informed of the final decision of the jury on or before April 30, 2008.
9. All contributions should be sent to the III c/o Shari Bedker at email@example.com and must be marked as submissions for the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies 2008. 10. The Gold Medal Prizes will be US $2,000; the Silver Medal Prize will be US $1,500; the Bronze Medal Prize will be US $1,000; and up to 6 Finalist Prizes of US $500 may be awarded.
11। The Gold Medal Winners will be invited to attend the III’s Ninth Annual Conference in New York in June, 2009 to present their work and the III will cover his/her reasonable travel expenses. All Medal Winners and Finalist Prize recipients may attend the 2009 Annual Conference and their Conference registration fees will be waived.
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