The PIABA Foundation

Promoting Investor Education

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Mission

 

The mission of The PIABA Foundation is to promote financial literacy by educating public investors about abuses in the financial services industry and the securities dispute resolution process.

The PIABA Foundation seeks to provide investor education through several resources, including the PIABA Bar Journal, The James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition, and Investor Education.

 
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2016 James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition.
Entries will be accepted from April 1, 2016 - September 16, 2016 (by 5pm eastern). For information regarding Competition topics, eligibility, criteria and judging, visit Beckley Competition.  Papers shall be submitted electronically through The PIABA Foundation with the subject heading, “2016 Beckley Writing Competition”.

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