Richard Turton Award


About the Richard Turton Award

Richard Turton had a unique role in the formation and management of INSOL Europe, INSOL
, the English Insolvency Practitioners Association and R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals in the UK. In recognition of his achievements these four organisations jointly created an award in memory of Richard. The Richard Turton Award provides an educational opportunity for a qualifying participant to attend the annual INSOL Europe Conference.

In recognition of those aspects in which Richard had a special interest, the award is open to
applicants who fulfil all of the following:

Work in and are a national of a developing or emerging nation;
Work in or be actively studying insolvency law & practice;
Be under 35 years of age at the date of the application;
Have sufficient command of spoken English to benefit from the conference technical programme;
Agree to the conditions below

Applicants for the award are invited to write to the address below enclosing their C.V. and stating why they should be chosen in less than 200 words by the 3rd July 2017. In addition the panel requests that the applicants include the title of their suggested paper as specified below. The applications will be adjudicated by a panel representing the four associations. The decision will be made by the 4th August 2017 to allow the successful applicant to co-ordinate their attendance with INSOL Europe.

The successful applicant will:

Be invited to attend the INSOL Europe Annual Congress in Warsaw, Poland from 5 - 8 October 2017.
Write a paper of 3,000 words on a subject of insolvency and turnaround to be agreed with
  the panel. This paper will be published in summary in one or more of the Member
  Associations’ journals and in full on their websites.
Be recognised at the conference and receive a framed certificate of the Richard Turton Award.

Interested? Let us know why you should be given the oppertunity to attend the INSOL Europe Conference as a recipient of the Richard Turton Award plus an overview of your paper in no more than 200 words by the 3rd July 2017 to:

Richard Turton Award
c/o INSOL International
6-7 Queen Street

Fax: +44 (0) 20 7248 3384

Too old? Do a young colleague a favour and pass details of this opportunity on.

Applicants will receive notice by the 4th August 2017 of the panel’s decision.


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