April 30, 2022: The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), a premier global management Institute, in collaboration with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) organised its first International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy. The conference is supported by the Misra Centre for Financial Markets and Economy, IIMA and co-sponsored by the National Stock Exchange, State Bank of India, Bombay Stock Exchange, and National Institute for Securities Markets. The two-day research conference held from April 30, 2022 (Saturday) to May 1, 2022 (Sunday) at the IIMA campus.
From IIMA, the event is spearheaded by faculty members Professor Abhiman Das and Professor M P Ram Mohan. The conference aims to elicit participation from the finest minds in banking, industry, law and academia from India and abroad to discuss a wide range of issues in the insolvency and bankruptcy space.
The conference inaugurated by the Hon’ble Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Shri Rao Inderjit Singh. Eminent speakers at the conference include Shri M. Rajeshwar Rao, Dy. Governor, Reserve Bank of India; Mr Rajesh Verma, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Corporate Affairs; Mr. Ravi Mital, Chairperson, IBBI, and Professor Errol D’Souza, Director, IIMA.
During the conference, papers on issues in the insolvency domain presented by over 40 scholars of economics, law, finance, banking and management. Global experience in insolvency will also be discussed through the work of international scholars from countries like the UK, US, Mauritius, and Argentina.
The conference offered a unique opportunity to listen to India’s thought leaders and policy makers in the three panel discussions planned in parallel with the research presentations. The panel discussion on ‘Banking and Industry - Perspective on IBC’, chaired by Shri M. B. Gosavi, Member (J), NCLT, Ahmedabad; discussion on ‘Reforms in Insolvency Regime’ chaired by Dr. Deepti Mukesh, Member(J), NCLT, Ahmedabad, and the discussion on ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Resolutions’ chaired by Dr. T. K. Vishwanathan, Former Secretary-General, Lok Sabha.
The conference also includes a workshop on data driven insolvency research aiming to provide researchers extensive exposure to data that are currently available and future developments.
About IIM Ahmedabad
The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) is a premier, global management Institute that is at the forefront of promoting excellence in the field of management education. Over the 60 years of its existence, it has been acknowledged for its exemplary contributions to scholarship, practice and policy through its distinctive teaching, high-quality research, nurturing future leaders, supporting industry, government, social enterprise and creating a progressive impact on society.
IIMA was founded as an innovative initiative by the Government, industry and international academia in 1961. Since then it has been consolidating its global footprint and today it has a network with over 80 top international institutions and a presence in Dubai. Its eminent faculty members and 40,000 alumni, who are at the helm of influential positions in all walks of life also contribute to its global recognition.
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