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International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy by IIMA and IBBI [Ahmedabad, April 30-May 1]: Apply by Jan 7

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) & Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) are organising an International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy.

Topics for the conference

This conference is an opportunity to understand the importance and impact of IBC in its totality through multi-disciplinary research papers. Research that aims to understand the legal, economic, financial, behavioural and management aspects of the IBC are welcomed. A field wise classification of potential research topics under the Indian insolvency and bankruptcy space- i.e., in relation to the IBC is listed below.

Sub-themes are available in the brochure given below.

Conference language: The conference proceedings will be in English; no simultaneous translation will be available.


The conference will be held physically at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad campus from 30th April 2022 to 1st May 2022.


The conference is open to individuals from all disciplines interested and involved in the insolvency and bankruptcy process and its multi-disciplinary issues. Conference organisers encourage professionals and scholars to participate and present their papers in any of the topics listed above.

There is no participation fee. Professionals, scholars, and students can also register and participate in the event without presenting the paper.


A number of accommodation facilities with varying budgets (dorms and executive rooms) are blocked for the conference purpose. Participants who are availing of accommodation will have to pay and settle with the conference secretariat. Accommodation will be provided to participants on a first come first basis. Interested participants may write to for details.

Conference facilities

All the registered participants will be given conference materials and food and snacks for two days. Participation certificate will be issued on request.

Research scholarship

A limited number of funding is available for PhD (Doctoral) scholars who are currently working on insolvency and bankruptcy topics associated with universities and institutes. Those who wish to avail of the funding are requested to write to

The research scholarship is worth ₹ 10,000 consolidated per research paper.

PhD students researching in the insolvency and bankruptcy space will have to submit the following documents.

  • PhD enrolment letter on college/university letterhead duly signed by the PhD student and the supervisor. The enrolment letter should state your full name and details of the PhD course being pursued. It should be duly stamped with the university seal.
  • A No objection letter on university letterhead duly signed by the head of the department with university seal.
  • The sum shall be awarded on completion of the conference; and meeting all submissions as per timelines.

Data sharing for research

The IBBI disseminates data and information for researchers and other stakeholders at regular intervals on its website in downloadable format. IBBI also promotes its research endeavour through several of its publications. Researchers may refer to the same for research articles in the insolvency space. Data pertaining to various processes under IBC can also be found in these publications.

  • Newsletters: The newsletters encapsulate the legal and regulatory developments; the status of all the processes and service providers under the Code; capacity building initiatives and advocacy and awareness generation activities undertaken by the IBBI during the quarter. The newsletters carry a summary of outcomes under the Code and analysis of the same. At present 20 volumes of the newsletter have been published by end of September 2021.
  • Information Brochures that create awareness about several processes are an additional source of information.
  • Annual Publications: These publications consist of insightful articles written by experts in the field, with topics on various issues in insolvency, bankruptcy, finance, and economic sphere.
  • IBBI aims to support researchers with any additional data not found in the public domain subject to certain restrictions. The researchers may contact IBBI about the same by writing to

There are certain guidelines that the researchers are expected to follow. The submission procedure and research protocol are summarised below.

Submission Procedure

Interested applicants wishing to present an original research paper should send 1000-1500 research proposals to by 7th January 2022.

The first page of the proposal must include the following details:

  1. The title of the paper;
  2. Full names of all the authors and affiliations (maximum 3 authors); and
  3. Email addresses and contact numbers of all authors.

The proposal should include the theories/ issues, research methodology, data sources, and analytical tools to be used. The organising committee will evaluate the proposals and shortlist the accepted proposals by 21st January 2022. On approval of the proposal, the applicants will be required to submit their full research papers in 8000-12000 words in English by 21st March 2022. The word limit should be strictly adhered to.

The final acceptance of full papers will be notified to applicants by 10th April 2022.

All parties involved in the research must adhere to certain standards of ethical behaviour.

Authors should ensure that:

  • The paper is based on research work that is original. Anything that compromises the originality of the work should be avoided. The paper must avoid plagiarism in all and any form;
  • It does not include content that is copied or reproduced from other works without appropriate attribution;
  • The paper discloses the source of all data used.
  • The paper is fully referenced, cited or quoted where works of others are used;
  • The paper is not submitted for review /publication, in whole or in part, elsewhere concurrently while the paper is submitted for consideration as part of this conference.

Selected presenters will be required to present their papers at the conference.

After the conference, the authors are expected to submit a final paper that gives due consideration to all comments and feedback received during the conference by 31st May 2022. The final set of selected papers will be either hosted on the IBBI website or published as a book.

Presenters, if they so wish, would be free to get the work published in any journal with appropriate citation.

Important Dates

  • Proposal submission 07th January 2022
  • Acceptance/Rejection notification 21st January, 2022
  • Submission of full papers 21st March, 2022
  • Final paper acceptance/ rejection notification 10th April, 2022
  • Presentation of the paper 30th April, 2022 to 1st May, 2022
  • Submission of revised paper 31st May, 2022

Contact Information

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India Research Division: 2nd Floor, Jeevan Vihar Building Sansad Marg, New Delhi – 110001 [011 – 23462999,]

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Conference Email:

Contact for accommodation, logistics and support at IIMA.

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