October 14, 2014

Lloyd Houlden Research Fellowship

TO: The Insolvency Community

RE: Ninth Annual Lloyd Houlden Memorial Research Fellowship


Dear Sir / Madam:

The Canadian Insolvency Foundation has, since 2006, made available an annual award to fund significant research into insolvency-related topics.  The award, the Lloyd Houlden Memorial Research Fellowship, is named after the late Justice of the Court of Appeal of Ontario, who had a long distinguished career both as a practicing jurist and as an author specializing in insolvency.

The award is made possible by the generosity of the Patrons Circle, a group of trustee and law firms, and provincial insolvency and restructuring associations.  We wish to thank all the Patrons for their ongoing support of the research fellowship.

The Fellowship is for a maximum of $20,000.  In some years, the Foundation has divided the Fellowship between two worthy proposals.

Applicants must submit their research proposals no later than January 16th, 2015 8:00 pm EST.  The Foundation will make its decision on the winning research proposal(s) by April 15th, 2015.  The final version of the paper must be submitted by October 31st, 2015. 

Research proposals are invited from anyone, both researchers and practitioners, working in the field of insolvency and restructuring. All research proposals will be reviewed and evaluated.

The Foundation looks forward to receiving again this year a number of interesting research proposals.


Sharon Hamilton, Acting Chair

Canadian Insolvency Foundation

Canadian Insolvency Foundation
277 Wellington Street West, Toronto ON M5V 3H2
Phone 416.204.3242 | Fax 416.204.3410

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