Ian Strang was the first president of INSOL International and was instrumental in creating INSOL International, laying the foundations of the association that we have today...
INSOL International is delighted to announce that Alfonso S. Nocilla, Faculty of Laws, University College London, is the 2015 winner of the Ian Strang Founders' Award. Further information will follow shortly.
To recognise his achievements we have created an award in memory of Ian. The Ian Strang Founders’ Award
provides an educational opportunity for a postgraduate specialising in insolvency and turnaround to attend the Annual INSOL International Academics Colloquium
and the annual INSOL International Conference
(when held jointly).
Ian recognised the benefit of practitioners from around the world meeting to exchange knowledge on cross-border issues. The INSOL Academics Group is at the forefront of research and study in
insolvency and turnaround and bringing this knowledge to the practitioners in the field is vitally important, hence they hold an annual meeting which enables them to share with the profession their latest works.
The Ian Strang Founders’ Award will be awarded to the best paper put forward by a postgraduate covering this specific field of study. The criteria for applying for the award are as follows:
• Be a postgraduate or early-career academic researcher in the field of law or accountancy specialising in insolvency & turnaround, or a recently qualified lawyer or accountant interested in the academic as well asthe practical aspects of the subject.
• Provide a paper of not more than 10,000 words with regard to areas concerning cross-border issues.
• This paper should be an original piece of work, which has not previously been published in the form in which it is submitted.
The paper should be submitted by the 5th September 2016. A panel of international academics and professionals will judge the papers and make the award by the 3rd October 2016. Applicants are asked to submit their CV along with the paper.
The successful applicant will:
• Be invited to attend either INSOL 2017 or the Academics Colloquium. An allowance will be provided to cover travel and accommodation.
• Have the opportunity to present the paper at the INSOL International Academics Colloquium;
• Be recognised at the conference and receive a framed certificate of the Ian Strang Founders Award.
• Be encouraged to submit the paper to the International Insolvency Review with a view to its publication. The paper will also be published on the INSOL website.
Please send your application to:
Ian Strang Founders’ Award
INSOL International, 6-7 Queen Street,
London EC4N 1SP, UK