The first International Research Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy was organised by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), jointly with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA), at the IIMA campus at Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on 30th April, 2022 and 1st May, 2022. The two days conference was attended by over 200 participants, in person and over 2,500 participants joined online. The conference was inaugurated by Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, the Hon’ble Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge); Planning (Independent Charge) and Corporate Affairs. Shri Rajesh Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India; Shri M. Rajeshwar Rao, Dy. Governor, Reserve Bank of India, and Shri Ravi Mital, Chairperson, IBBI delivered the special addresses during the inaugural session of the Conference. Prof. Errol D’Souza, Director, IIM Ahmedabad delivered the welcome address and Shri Sudhaker Shukla, WTM, IBBI delivered a vote of thanks. The conference was supported by the Misra Centre for Financial Markets and Economy, IIMA in association with the National Stock Exchange, State Bank of India, BSE Investors’ Protection Fund, and National Institute of Securities Markets. During the conference, knowledge products in the insolvency domain were presented by over 40 scholars of economics, law, finance, banking and management. International experience in insolvency was shared and discussed by scholars from countries including UK, US, Mauritius, and Argentina, as part of the Conference. The conference also included three panel discussion sessions, planned in parallel with the research presentations. The panel discussion on ‘Banking and Industry - Perspective on IBC’, was chaired by Shri M. B. Gosavi, Member (J), NCLT, Ahmedabad. The panel discussion on ‘Reforms in Insolvency Regime’ was chaired by Dr. Deepti Mukesh, Member(J), NCLT, Ahmedabad. The panel discussion on ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Resolutions’ was chaired by Dr. T. K. Vishwanathan, Former Secretary-General, Lok Sabha. These panels brought together the leading luminaries from Government, Industry, Legal practitioners and Academicians to assess and understand the current environment to help in setting future course for the insolvency regime in India. The conference also included a workshop on data driven insolvency research, aiming to provide extensive exposure to data currently available for such research and emerging future developments for research scholars and academia. The Conference concluded with valedictory address by Shri Sudhaker Shukla, WTM, IBBI and Prof. M. P. Ram Mohan, IIMA.