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March 9, 2010

Queen Mary MSc Law and Finance student wins essay contest

School logoNana Esi Atsem (pictured below), current student on the MSc Law and Finance programme, has won the $7,500 prize in an inaugural essay contest on banking regulation sponsored by the International Centre for Financial Regulation and the Financial Times, for her essay 'What works best for banking regulation: market discipline or hard-wired rules?'

The course offers a unique opportunity to study modules from the LLM programme, as well as those from various Economics Masters programmes, with the purpose of enabling students to be able to fully understand both economy and finance and also its legislative framework.

Further details about the FT competition and the MSc course can be found on the Queen Mary School of Law website.
 

Extracts from LLM staff news – February MSc Law and Finance student Nana Esi Astem

  • Belgium – LLM Co-Director, Angie Raymond, Lecturer in International Commercial Law, spoke at the EU Studies Fair Seminar, Brussels, along with representatives from the European Commission and the US mission to the EU
  • Saudia Arabia – Dr Rafael Leal-Arcas, Senior Lecturer in International Economic Law and EU Law, was selected to take part in the Lord Mayor's business delegation to reinforce commercial ties between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the UK
  • Australia and Germany – Loukas Mistelis, Professor of Transnational Commercial Law and Arbitration, spoke at separate seminars organised by Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), the University of Sydney Law School and also at the 8th Annual DIS (German Arbitration Institution) Conference in Bonn

All news: www.law.qmul.ac.uk/news/
All events: www.law.qmul.ac.uk/events/

LLM programme: www.law.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/llm/

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