Thursday, October 16, 2008

International Business $2,000 & Publication -- February 1, 2009 deadline

More details here: Trandafir Writing Competition

2008-2009 Competition Guidelines

Topic: Any topic of contemporary international business or economic concern with a legal nexus.

Award: Publication and a cash prize of $2,000.

Publication: The winning essay will be published in Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, a journal of the University of Iowa College of Law.

Eligibility: All students currently enrolled in law or graduate degree programs from any institution in the world.

Deadline: All mail entries must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2009. All electronically submitted essays must be received by Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems no later than 5:00 pm U.S. Central Standard Time on February 1, 2009. We will not accept late entries.

Official Rules:

(1) All essays must be typed, double-spaced on 8-1/2 inches x 11 inches paper (or A4 paper for non-US entries), with a 1 inch margin on all sides. Electronic submissions are acceptable, please send as an attachment to an e-mail with your name, address, phone number and e-mail address included.

(2) There is no minimum page requirement. The essay must not exceed 50 pages, including footnotes.

(3) Citations should follow rules published in The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (18th ed. 2005)

(4)Entries must include a cover letter containing the student's name, address, telephone number, name and address of the school which the student attends, and title of the student's essay. The student's name, school, or other identification should not appear on the actual essay.

(5) No essay shall be eligible which has been published or has an outstanding commitment for publication.

(6) All essays must be the work of an individual. Collaboration with others (other than the usual law review or seminar supervision) is prohibited.