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IDIA Article Writing Competition on Insolvency Law: Registration by Feb 27, 2021

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IDIA Delhi Chapter is proud to announce its very first Article Writing Competition on the theme “Insolvency Law”. We believe that the dynamism inherent in this up and coming area of legal practice makes for interesting advancement in original scholarship, and offers a chance to all law students to hone their research and writing skills, which are critical for success within the legal profession.

Judges for the competition include Prof. (Dr.) Risham Garg and Ms. Anushka Sachdev.

Prof. Garg is an Associate Professor at the National Law University, Delhi, and is the Director of the Centre for Transnational Commercial Law, which hosts the annual Moot Competition on Insolvency and Bankruptcy, in association with the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), and INSOL India. He is also a member of the Academics Committee of INSOL India and has served as an Arbitrator at the annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot held in Vienna and Hong Kong. You can learn more about Prof. Garg over here.

Ms. Anushka Sachdev graduated from the National Law University, Delhi in 2018 and is currently working at L & L Partners. More can be learned about her over here.

The first prize winner of the competition shall get an opportunity to intern with L & L Partners (formerly Luthra and Luthra Law Offices), one of India’s largest law firms. Additionally, the second and third prize winners shall get an opportunity to intern at Prof. Garg’s Centre for Transnational Commercial Law. The top 5 participants shall also be awarded a Certificate of Merit by the Delhi Chapter of the IDIA Charitable Trust.

Kindly note that articles may be written on the following sub-themes, which are not exhaustive in nature:

  • The Political and Economic Significance of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws

  • Insolvency of Financial Institutions: Too Big to Fail?

  • The Theory and Practice of Debt Monetization

  • Demystifying the world of borrowing: Why pay one’s debt!?

We look forward to receiving your submissions in what promises to be an intellectually stimulating experience for everyone involved!


  • Registration: 27 February 2021

  • Submission: 7 March 2021

Payment and Registration Details

We are accepting payment via Paytm and Gpay. The payment can be made to the following account:

  • Account Holder: Ashima Sharma

  • Phone Number (for Paytm): 9990811552

  • UPI ID: sharmashima.4@oksbi

  • Minimum Contribution Amount: Rs. 500

Kindly click here to register after the minimum contribution amount has been paid through either of the aforementioned mediums. Please take a screenshot of the same as well, which is required to complete registration.

Your submissions and queries may be sent to the following Email ID: [email protected]

Please find the detailed guidelines and specifications for the competition over here.

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