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LEANZ Essay Competition winners announced

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The Law and Economics Association of New Zealand (LEANZ) has announced the winner and commendable runner-up of its inaugural Essay Competition.

The first prize of $3,000 was awarded to Alex Ross for ‘Green Bonds Securities Regulation: Towards a Low Carbon Economy’.

The discretionary prize for a commendable runner-up prize of $1,500 was awarded to Louis Norton for ‘Is Defensive Practice Defensible’.

The competition was open to current or recent under- or post-graduate New Zealand university students of any discipline. The essay had to recognise the significance of legal instruments and institutions in creating or moulding the incentives.

Entries closed on 7 May 2018. Please keep an eye out on the LEANZ website for announcements for the 2019 Essay Competition.