CALL FOR PAPERS THE CENTER FOR LAW, ECONOMICS AND FINANCE AT THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL INAUGURAL JUNIOR FACULTY BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP AND JUNIOR FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP PRIZES Sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP The Center for Law, Economics and Finance (C-LEAF) at The George Washington University Law School is pleased to announce its first annual Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes. The Workshop and Prizes are sponsored by Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. The Inaugural Workshop will be held on April 1-2, 2011, at GW Law School in Washington, DC. OVERVIEW: The Workshop supports and recognizes the work of young legal scholars in accounting, banking, bankruptcy, corporations, economics, finance, and securities, while promoting interaction among them and selected senior faculty. By providing a forum for the exchange of creative ideas in these areas, C-LEAF also aims to encourage new and innovative scholarship. Up to ten papers will be chosen from those submitted for presentation at the Workshop pursuant to this Call for Papers. At the Workshop, one or more senior scholars will comment on each paper, followed by a general discussion of each paper among all participants. The Workshop audience will include invited young scholars, faculty from GW's Law School and Business School, faculty from other institutions, and invited guests. In addition to participating in the Workshop, all scholars selected to present at the Workshop will be invited to become Fellows of C-LEAF. At the conclusion of the Workshop, up to three papers will be awarded Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes, of $3,000, $2,000, and $1,000, respectively. C-LEAF makes no publication commitment, but chosen papers will be featured on its website as part of the C-LEAF Working Paper series. QUALIFICATIONS: Junior scholars who have held a full-time academic appointment for less than seven years as of the submission date are cordially invited to submit summaries or drafts of their papers. Although published work is not eligible for submission, submissions may include work that has been accepted for publication. C-LEAF will cover hotel and meal expenses of all selected presenters. ABOUT SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL: Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, one of the leading law firms serving the financial services industry and known for its premier practice in the area of private investment funds and private equity M&A, generously sponsors the Junior Faculty Scholarship Workshop and Prizes and provides other financial assistance to C-LEAF. PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Those interested in presenting a paper at the Workshop should submit a summary or draft, preferably by e-mail, before October 15, 2010. Direct your submission, along with any inquiries related to the Workshop, to: CONTACT: Professor Lisa M. Fairfax Leroy Sorenson Merrifield Research Professor of Law George Washington University Law School 2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Papers and Junior Faculty Scholarship Prizes will be selected after a blind review by a committee of the C-LEAF Executive Board. Authors of accepted papers will be notified by November 19, 2010. Please feel free to share this Call for Papers with any colleagues who may be interested.