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Call For Papers ACCFSL – American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers 2013 Writing Competition

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is pleased to announce awards to be presented for:

(a) best book
(b) best publishable article, book chapter, or substantial book review, and
(c) best student note or comment

AWARDS: The awards include cash payments of $2,500, $2,000, and $1,000, respectively, a Certificate of Recognition from the College, and travel expenses to attend the Spring 2013 meeting of the College, which (this year) will be held in Los Angeles. In any given year, depending on submissions, all three awards, or fewer, may be made.

TOPICS: Eligible entries will address a topic on consumer financial services. Topics that are predominantly securities regulation, insurance, or the safety-and-soundness aspects of banking regulation are not eligible. However, works on subjects within these (or other) areas will be considered if they bear directly on consumer financial services.

Entries must have been written or published between December 2, 2012 and December 2, 2013. The deadline for submission is December 2, 2013. Unpublished entries should be typed, double spaced, and in law review format.

The winners will be honored at the annual meeting of the College held in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, to be held in Las Angeles in the Spring 2014.

The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers is a nonprofit association of attorneys who have made significant contributions to consumer financial services law over an extended period of time. Its members include academics, present and former federal and state regulatory and enforcement officers, authors in the field, private practitioners, counsel for financial institutions and other service providers, and representatives of consumer protection and advocacy organizations.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Entries must be submitted in electronic format and should be sent to:

William L. Stern
Chair, ACCFSL Writing Competition
Morrison & Foerster, LLP
415 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

FURTHER INFORMATION: More information on the College and the Competition may be found at:

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