Up to ten (10) US$500 awards are to be made in February 2018 to the top-ranked essays answering this year’s essay question:
• How can banking regulatory law reduce poverty and support economic development?
Registration open 1 September to 30 November 2017 (below); essays accepted from registered candidates 1-31 December 2017. Candidates must have citizenship in an eligible country and be a law student enrolled in studies in an eligible country at the time of award (see Home page for eligibility). Essays must be in compliance with competition rules (see Student Instructions 2017). Submissions from unregistered candidates or received after 31 December 2017 cannot be accepted.
Note that awards are generally payable to the winner’s educational institution on his/her behalf and not to the student directly. Funds may also be less any necessary bank conversion fees and/or taxes. Lex:lead will never charge a fee to participate. A Certificate of Participation will be sent to all registered candidates who submit an essay by the deadline.