Securities Law Writing Competition

Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni

1st Place   $5,000

2nd Place  $3,000

3rd Place  $2,000


TOPIC:                 Any subject in the field of securities law

ELIGIBILITY:     Students must be enrolled at any accredited law school in the United States for the 2017 fall semester. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2016, and papers scheduled for publication in 2017 or 2018 are eligible for submission.  Co-authored papers are not eligible.

DEADLINE:         Friday, November 10, 2017


   P. O. Box 5767
   Washington, DC 20016

All submissions must include author’s name and contact information, including e-mail, postal address, telephone number, law school, and year of anticipated graduation.  For submissions which have been published or are scheduled to be published, the name and date of publication should be included.  Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by e-mail.

Two copies of each submission must be received by Friday, November 10, 2017.  E-mail submissions will NOT be accepted. 

Questions may be directed to Mitzi Moore, ASECA Executive Director at [email protected].

Award winners will be invited to attend ASECA’s Annual Dinner in Washington, DC on February 23, 2018.  Travel and lodging expenses for the first place award winner will be reimbursed by ASECA up to $1,000 in actual expenses.