The University of Connecticut School of Law announces a writing competition for junior legal scholars, called the 2013 Junior Scholars Workshop on Financial Services Law. The competition is open to law faculty with less than six years of teaching experience. The competition is open only to papers that explore topics in financial services law. Appropriate paper topics include, but are not limited to:
– Banking, securities, insurance, and commodities regulation;
– Regulatory issues concerning the shadow banking system;
– Consumer financial services and the regulation of those services;
– Payment systems and other topics of commercial law related to commercial banking;
– Legal implications of bank-based versus capital-markets-based systems of finance; and
– Systemic financial risk.
Authors whose papers are selected will be invited to present their work at a conference with senior legal scholars, which will be held at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford, Connecticut, on Friday June 14, 2013. Submissions must be received in full by Friday, March 8, 2013 at midnight. Either a full paper or a precis of 800 to 1200 words will be accepted for purposes of the March 8, 2013 deadline.
More information here.