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ICSI – CCGRT
All India Research Paper Competition
Insolvency & Bankruptcy CODE
ICSI-CCGRT is pleased to announce unique “All India Research Paper Competition on
Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code”, with the objective of creating proclivity towards research
among its Members both in employment and practice. As research is an integral part of
scientific approach towards an issue for arriving at concrete solutions, in view of this it is
essential to ensconce the research oriented approach. Further, research is pervasive, i.e. it is
CENTRE FOR CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, RESEARCH & TRAINING (CCGRT)
not restricted to a particular field. Whether it is engineering, management, law, medicine, etc.
without proper research, it is almost next to impossible to ascertain the solution of a problem.
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code have gained momentum, as the government intends to
refurbish the exiting bankruptcy laws and replace them with one that will facilitate easy and
time bound closure of businesses. Once the code sees the light of the day then every Company
Secretary both in practice and employment needs to develop research acumen to comprehend
critical angles of Insolvency and Bankruptcy.
Objectives of the paper
In view of this papers are invited on the practice and procedure, principles involved in
Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code across the globe and also finding out the gap with solution in
Bankruptcy & Insolvency Code proposed in India.
Research Paper / Manuscript Guidelines
Original papers are invited from Company Secretaries in employment & practice,
Academicians, Research Scholars and other Professionals.
The paper must be accompanied with the author's name(s), affiliations(s), full postal
address, email ID, and telephone/fax number along with the title of the paper on the
Full text of the paper should be submitted in MS Word using Times New Roman, font
size 12 on A4 size paper in 1.5 spacing, with a maximum of 5000 words.
The text should be typed double-spaced only on one side of A4 size paper in MS Word,
Times New Roman, 12 font size with one-inch margins all around.
The author/s’ name should not appear anywhere else on the body of the manuscript to
facilitate the blind review process. The research paper should be in clear, coherent and
Tables should be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals and should be referred to
in the text as Table 1, Table 2 etc.
All notes must be serially numbered. These should be given at the bottom of the page as
The following should also accompany the manuscripts on separate sheets: (i) An
abstract of approximately 150 words with a maximum of five key words, and (ii) A brief
biographical sketch (60-80 words) of the author/s describing current designation and
affiliation, specialization, number of books and articles in refereed journals,
membership number of ICSI and other membership on editorial boards and companies,
The research papers should reach the Competition Committee on or before 30th April
2016 by 12 noon (IST).
Participants should email their research papers on the following email id:
Further Information for Authors / Participants
The decision of the Reviewing Committee will be final and binding on the participants.
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India reserves the right to publish or refer the
selected papers for various publications viz; Souvenirs, Books, Study materials
published by the institute or in any seminar / conference / workshop / Research
Programs conducted by Institute either on its own or jointly with other organizations
and also in regular course of activities of ICSI.
ICSI reserves all intellectual property rights including in particular copyright, trade
mark, design and other intellectual rights. The authors are not entitled for any
remuneration or compensation or royalty except honorarium paid by ICSI. The
participants / authors shall submit the Declaration Form to the institute at the time of
submission of paper.
The papers will be scrutinized by an Expert Committee.
For any query / assistance, kindly contact at: firstname.lastname@example.org / +91-22-41021515/1501
4 PCH will be awarded to the authors, whose research papers will be selected.
CS Ahalada Rao V CS Vineet K Chaudhary CS Ashish Doshi
Chairman, Chairman Chairman,
ICSI Research Committee, Corporate Laws & Governance CCGRT Mgmt. Committee