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Beckley Competition

2015 James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition.
Entries will be accepted from April 1, 2015 - September 18, 2015. 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, “2015 Beckley Writing Competition”.

2014 James E. Beckley Writing Competition Results
The PIABA Foundation Board of Directors wishes to thank all authors for their submissions to the 2014 James E. Beckley Writing Competition and acknowledge the first, second and third place finishers.

First Place, Bryce Cullinane ('15), Pepperdine University School of Law, The Ponzi Scheme Conundrum – Why Four Hardship Exemptions Should Be Written Into Fraudulent Transfer Law

Second Place, Milly Dick ('15), University of Iowa College of Law, Is Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 a Strict Liability Offense?

Third Place, William Shotzbarger ('15), Syracuse University College of Law, Business and Friendship Don’t Mix: The Government’s Expansion of Insider Trading Liability Under SEC Rule 10b5-2

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