Friday, March 13, 2009

International; Next Generation Access or Mobile Regulatory; March 31, 2009; support for travel to Florence, Italy

Young Lawyers (<35) invited to write 3,500-5,000 words (approximately 17 pages double-spaced) on one of these topics:

1) the challenges involving the regulatory environment for Next Generation Access Networks; 2) perspectives on mobile regulatory issues.

Legal analysis, with an international flavor, will be judged based on legal argumentation, research, style, logic, originality and overall quality

Submissions directly to competition judges (may use pen name in early stages of competition):

Bernard Armory, Jones Day; Brussels,
Peter Eljsvoogel, Allen & Overy; Amsterdam,
Klaus J. Kraatz, Kraatz & Kraatz, Kronberg,
Camila Borba lefevre, Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice Advogados, Sao Paulo,
Almudena Arpon de Mendivil, Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Madrid,

These judges are former Chairs of the IBA Communications Law Committee and will select finalists between May 1-10, 2009.

Complete rules at competition flyer (pdf)

Prize, free registration to IBA conference in May 2009, Florence, Italy; travel expenses and hotel fees (up to 800 Euro)

Additional information request to


Image: Florence, Italy skyline (wikipedia)