IPBA Journal Call for Articles

Articles for the June 2024 issue

The main theme topic for the June 2024 issue is:

Restructuring, Insolvency, and Liquidation

The deadline for submission is:

10 June 2024

Due to the downturn in the global economy, many businesses are having to look hard at how they can survive or emerge in stronger positions. In this issue, we will look at laws in different jurisdictions in this area. What is the current regmine, and any upcoming laws and developments, in particular to cross-border insolvency proceedings? Any pitfalls clients need to be aware of and any advice on how to avoid them?

Requirements for publication of an article in the IPBA Journal are:

Articles with a focus on the theme will be accepted for consideration. Please review carefully, and, apart from the article, please ensure you provide the items listed at 5 to 7 below when you submit the article in order to complete your submission: 

  1. The article cannot have been published elsewhere in print or digitally.
  2. The ideal wordcount of the article should be about roughly 1500 to 2000 per article.
  3. Authors and co-authors must be members of the IPBA. Please provide your IPBA membership number(s) along with the article. Your membership ID number(s) can be found next to your photo in your online profile, in the Member Only section of the IPBA web site. Or, contact the IPBA Secretariat.
  4. The article must be of good quality both in terms of technical input and topical interest for IPBA members.
  5. The article must not be written to publicize the expertise, specialization, or network offices of the writer or the firm at which the writer is based.
  6. A lead paragraph of approximately 50 to 60 words giving a brief introduction to, or overview of, the article's main theme.
  7. Biography of the author(s) in 30 to 50 words.
  8. Photo(s) of the author(s)

Send your article submissions by 10 June 2024 to Olivia Kung and Scott Li. Please note that the number of articles that will be published in each Journal issue is limited to three.


Items on the following topics are also needed!

  • Peculiar laws around the world (about 500 words)
  • Committee updates (new laws or issues in the respective area of practice; about 500 words)
  • Culture and festivals in different jurisdictions (about 500 words)
  • IPBA events (annual conference, regional conference [about 1000 words], local gatherings [about 500 words])

In addition to articles, we also welcome photos as this will make the Journal more interesting to read. Where applicable, please send us photos to publish.

All submissions should have the name, firm name, and city of the submitting party or parties, and photos should be high resolution for publication. All submitting parties must be members of the IPBA.