2017 ACCFSL Writing Competition

DEADLINE: Submission deadline is December 1, 2016.

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers (ACCFSL) 2017 Annual Writing Competition seeks to recognize written contributions to the field of consumer financial services law.

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.
Awards include a cash payment:
  • $2,500 for books;
  • $2,000 for articles reviews, or book chapters; 
  • $1,000 for student work, and

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.

Entries must discuss some aspect of consumer financial services law, and entries are eligible if they have been written or published within the twelve months preceding that date. Unpublished manuscripts should be double-spaced and conform to law review standards. All entries should be submitted to electronic format.

For all information about the competition, visit HTTP://WWW.ACCFSL.ORG/WRITING-COMPETITION.

To submit an entry for the 2017 competition, e-mail to:

Richard P. Hackett, Esquire
Writing Competition Chair
Hudson Cook, LLP
22 Free Street
Suite 205
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-541-9556
Please e-mail Richard P Hackett or Rachelle Bernard
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