The Center for International Law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has announced the 2014 Global Markets Law Journal Writing Competition to promote greater interest in, and understanding of, the law of capital markets.

The competition is open to JD and LLM students currently enrolled in a US law school. Students must submit an original essay on a topic of their choice which addresses some aspect of the law of capital markets including securities, commodities, futures, options, derivatives and related issues.

The deadline for submission is midnight (CST) February 15, 2014. The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize of $3,000; the first runner-up will receive $1,500; and the second runner-up will receive $500. The winning essays will be published in the summer 2014 volume of the Global Markets Law Journal.

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