VERUS, India, presents the Inaugural Edition of the REEMA RAY PRIZE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 2017.
The prize is instituted in memory of Reema Ray (1982-2013), who was a brilliant young corporate lawyer in one of the leading law firms in India. Her friends, family and colleagues remember her as a rare person with exceptional qualities of heart and mind. She passed away on 6 September 2013, aged 31 yrs. The song has ended, but the melody lingers on.
Prize: The best essay will be awarded a prize of INR 100,000.
Eligibility: An international essay competition open to all undergraduate law students, scholars (completed bachelors in law & pursuing academia) and young practitioners/ in-house counsels (under 35 yrs of age) from around the world.
Topic: “INDIA’S NEW INSOLVENCY & BANKRUPTCY CODE – LESSONS AND INSIGHTS FROM FOREIGN JURISDICTIONS.”
Deadline: 15 November 2017
Requirements: Original, unpublished work, written in English, not exceeding 5000 words.
Submissions (or enquiries) to be emailed to Mr. Krishnayan Sen, Partner, VERUS at firstname.lastname@example.org as an attached MS Word file on or before 15 November 2017 with a statement affirming the author’s eligibility for the competition and confirmation that the work is original and unpublished.
The essay is instituted by Verus, several of whose partners were close friends of Reema and continue to cherish fond memories of her.