The submission may address any aspect of Securities law; Securities arbitration; The Federal Arbitration act, Title 9, US code, Section 1-4; or FIRNA Code of Arbitration, effective April 16, 2007 and any changes or proposed changes to that Code. The writing can be based in theory or practice, but should ultimately advocate a position on the topic area chosen. 



September 8th, 2017 5 pm EST


Monetary Awards: 

First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $750, Third Place: $500



The PIABA Bar Journal Board-of Editors publish the first place paper, and may, at their option, print additional submissions. 


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