From the competition website:
The writing competition awards program is held in the fall of each year and is available to students registered at an accredited degree-granting law school in the United States. Both undergraduate and graduate law students are eligible. The topic may be any subject in the field of securities law.
Three cash prizes are awarded each year at the ASECA annual dinner. First place is $5,000; second place is $3,000; and third place is $2,000.
Two copies of all submissions should be sent to the address below and must be received no later than November 13, 2009. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2009, and papers scheduled for publication in 2009 or 2010 are eligible for submission. Co-authored papers are not eligible.
Papers will be screened by a panel of judges consisting of securities practitioners and law professors. The best papers will be submitted to the Board of Directors of ASECA, who will choose the award winners.
Award winners will be invited to attend the ASECA annual dinner, which will be held in Washington, D.C. on Friday, February 5, 2010. Travel and lodging for the first place winner will be reimbursed by ASECA up to $1,000 in actual expenses.
Submissions for the writing competition should be sent to:
P. O. Box 5767
Washington, DC 20016
Submissions in hard copy must be received by November 13, 2009. E-mail submissions will not be accepted.