The 10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition

Description: The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel has announced the 10th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Competition. Any J.D. and graduate law student is eligible to enter. The submissions should deal with employee benefits topics, such as legal issues involving health benefits, severance, or fiduciary obligations. Winners will be selected by the committee based on the following: depth and creativity of legal analysis, thoroughness of legal research, organization and writing style, difficulty of subject matter, and consideration of employee benefits policy implications.

Winning papers will be honored during the College’s annual black tie dinner on October 25th, 2014 in Washington, D.C. They will also receive a plaque, and an employee benefits treatise published by BNA Books. They will also be published by BNA Pension and Benefits Reporter, the BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal or another employee benefits publication.

Prizes: Clarin M. Schwartz Memorial Award- $1,500.00 Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award- $1,500.00

Deadline: June 3, 2014.

For more information, including rules, please see visit the website, Symplicity or you can contact Brian Dougherty, Chair of the ACEBC Writing Competition Committee.