The Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) is pleased to announce the title of its annual student essay competition.
This competition aims to provide a platform for students and trainee practitioners (trainee solicitors and pupils) to research and discuss a topic under legal and policy debate in the industry.
‘Pay day’ lenders charging 1000% interest are best controlled by competition not regulation: discuss.
Essays should be no longer than 1,500 words. For the full rules please click FSLA-Essay-Competition-Rules-2014,
Please submit your essay before Friday 07 March 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Essay Competition 2014’ included in the subject.
The competition will be judged by: Tim Herrington, Mr Justice Cranston and Professor Eva Lomnicka
The Chris Stallard Memorial Prize (First Prize) is £1,500 plus a six week internship at the FCA (two weeks with the Regulatory Decisions Committee, two weeks with the Enforcement Division, and two weeks with the General Counsel’s Division). Second prize is £500. Third prize is £250.
Entrants need not be FSLA members, although students are entitled to free FSLA membership. To join, please email email@example.com