The Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA) is pleased to announce the title of its annual student essay competition.
Competition vs Regulation: Could there come a time when truly competitive markets no longer need FCA rules?
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.
Essays should be no longer than 1,500 words and submitted before Friday 1 May 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org marked ‘Essay Competition 2015’. Please read the full competition rules here.
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.