Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills and perhaps even win a cash prize! The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL) is pleased to announce the 2019 Annual Writing Competition.
ACCFSL is offering this competition across the United States. Each year, they seek to recognize written contributions to the field of U.S. consumer financial services law. The awards include cash payments of $2500, $2000, and $1000, respectively, a Certificate, and travel expenses.
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Who May Eligible:
To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:
- Eligible entries must discuss some aspect of U.S. consumer financial services law.
- Topics that relate principally to securities regulation, bankruptcy, insurance, or the safety and soundness aspects of banking regulation are not eligible, but works on subjects within these (or other) areas will be considered if they bear directly on U.S. consumer financial services.
- Entries are eligible if they have been written or published within the twelve months preceding that date.
How to Apply & Competitions Rules:
To participate, entries for the 2019 competition should be submitted via email to-
Elizabeth C. Yen, ACCFSL Annual Writing Competition Chair
Hudson Cook, LLP
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
- Eligible papers include publishable articles, substantial book reviews, or book chapters; books; and student case note or comment.
- In any year, depending on the quality of the submissions, awards may be made in all or some of these three categories.
- Unpublished manuscripts should be double-spaced and conform to law review standards.
- All entries should be submitted in electronic format.
The awards include:
- A cash payment ($5,000 for books, $3,500 for articles, reviews, or book chapters; and $1,500 for student work),
- A certificate or other token of recognition, and
- Travel expenses to attend the College’s annual dinner held in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.
The deadline for entry is December 1, 2018.