III PRIZE in International Insolvency Studies History

We congratulate the III Prize in International Insolvency Studies awardees, both past and present.

2022

The International Insolvency Institute is pleased to announce its 2022 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.

2022 Prize in International Insolvency Studies


2022

Gold Medal Winner

Joao Guilherme Thiesi da Silva, Columbia Law School, USA
Changes and Convergence of Bankruptcy Law Recent Experience in Brazil

Silver Medal Winner

Maryam Malakotipour, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reorganization: a system of all for one?

Silver Medal Winner

Dr. Eugenio Vaccari, Royal Holloway and Bedford Colleges, University of London, United Kingdom
A Modular Approach to Restructuring and Insolvency Law - Executory Contracts and Onerous Property in England and Italy


2021

Gold Medal Winner

Warren de Waegh, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Administration of Maritime Liens in a European Insolvency Man Overboard?

Bronze Medal Winner

Paulina Fishman, University of Adelaide, Australia

Insolvency Law To The Rescue – And Zombies Arise


2020

Gold Medal Winner

Ilya Kokorin, Leiden Law School, The Netherlands

Intra-group Finance

Silver Medal Winner

Oriana Casasola, University of Huddersfield, UK

The Harmonisation of Transaction Avoidance in the European Union: A Solution of Compromise

Bronze Medal Winner

Luis Aroche, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

The Municipal Insolvency Procedure in Mexico As A Necessity


2019

Gold Medal Winner

Jente Dengler, DLA Piper UK, LLP, Brussels

Debt Restructuring in the UK and Spain: Is the Grass Still Greener on the Other Side?

Silver Medal Winner

Fabio Weinberg Crocco, Sullivan & Cromwell, New York

When Deference Makes a Difference: The Role of U.S. Courts in Cross-Border Bankruptcies

 


2018    


2017

Silver Medal Winner

Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez, Harvard Law School

The Avoidance of Pre-Bankruptcy Transactions: An Economic and Comparative Approach

Bronze Medal Winner

Lynette Janssen, Leiden University

Bail-in From an Insolvency Law Perspective


2016

Gold Medal Winners

David Ehmke and Alfred Lewis, Navigating Scylla & Charybdis

International Arbitration and National Insolvency

Silver Medal Winner

Amir Adl Rudbordeh

An Analysis and Hypothesis on Forum Shopping in Insolvency Law


2015


2014


2013


2012


2011

Gold Medal Winner

Dr. Sohsuke Takahashi, University of Michigan Law School visiting scholar

The Reality of the Japanese Legal System for Cross-Border Insolvency~Driven by Fear of Universalism

 

 


2010


2009

Gold Medal Winner

Juraj Alexander of Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York

Avoid the Choice or Choose to Avoid?  The European framework for choice of avoidance law and the quest to make it sensible.

 

 


2008

Gold Medal Winner

Andy Soh, Jones Day, New York, New York

Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code: An Invitation to Forum Shopping?

Silver Medal Winner

Brendan Driscoll, White & Case LLP, New York, New York

International Comity After Chapter 15: A Residual Right to Recognition?

 


2007

Gold Medal Winners

Mario Gamboa-Cavazos and Frank Schneider, Harvard University

Bankruptcy as a Legal Process.

Silver Medal Winners

Jennifer D. Morton, Fordham University Law School, New York, New York

Recognition of Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings: An Evaluation of Solvent Schemes of Arrangements and Part VII Transfers Under Chapter 15.

Maurice Horwitz, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

The Maximization of an Enterprise’s Value – In the Public Interest: Mexico’s New ‘Law of Business Organization’ and its Interpretation of International Law.


2006

Gold Medal Winners

Jennifer Stam (Canada)
Annika Wolf (Germany)

Bronze Medal Winner

Lakshmi Ravindram (India)

 


2005

Gold Medal Winner

Irit Ronen-Mevorach (London, England)

The Road to Suitable and Comprehensive Global Approach to Insolvencies within Multinational Corporate Groups

Bronze Medal Winners

John A.E. Pottow (Ann Arbor, USA)

Greed and Pride in International Bankruptcy: The Problem and Proposed Solutions to "Local Interests"

Christopher Eng Chee Yang (Singapore)

Cross-Border Insolvency Issues in Singapore: Should Singapore Adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency?