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To honour the memory of one of its former chairmen, Jacques LASSIER, Lawyer at the Bar of Paris, the International League of Competition Law (hereinafter « LIDC ») has organised a competition to encourage written work on the subject of competition law.
THE COMPETITION AND THE PRIZE
1 Every two (2) years the LIDC awards the sum of EURO 1,830, known as the « Jacques Lassier Prize » (hereinafter the « Prize »), to a piece of written work on the subject of competition law (anti-trust law and unfair competition law, including IP related matters) from residents in a State represented by a national group within the LIDC, or by individual members of LIDC.
2 The competition is open from March 1st to 31 May 2015. On the latter date, all works entered in the competition must have been received by the LIDC Secretariat: 1, rue de Bourg, CP 5379, 1002 Lausanne, Suisse/Switzerland email@example.com.
3 The works must be sent to the LIDC Secretariat in three copies, and the Secretariat will acknowledge receipt of same. Works received are not returned to the authors, and remain the property of the LIDC.
4 As far as possible, the Prize will not be shared out, nor will any specific mentions be made.
1 Works produced and dissertations defended during the period defined in article 1, 1, above are allowed to compete. The Prize may be awarded to an unpublished work, or work which has been published for less than two years at the date of closure of the competition (i.e. 31 May of the actual year); the author of the work must be a private individual not more than 35 years old at the date of closure of the competition.
2 « Dissertations » is taken to mean works corresponding to scientific requirements (bibliographic system, footnotes etc.) of a significant length (an approximate minimum of 150 pages).
3 The works submitted must be written in one of the national languages of the LIDC member states.
1 To award this Prize, the LIDC Council will appoint a jury consisting of at least three (3) members of different nationalities, chaired by an academic.
2 In the case of works submitted in a language not spoken by any member of the jury, the jury may, with due authorisation by the LIDC Chairman, allow itself to be counselled by a member of the LIDC who does speak this language. This person does not take part in the vote.
PUBLICATION OF THE WORK
By submitting the work, the applicant shall declare that in case of winning the Prize, he/she consents to publish the work on the website of the LIDC, or if granting such license is not possible due to any earlier commitments, the winner undertakes to prepare a short summary on the main conclusions of the work for publication on LIDC website.
In case of any publication of the work, the winner of the Prize shall take necessary steps to ensure that the publication contains the reference that the author was awarded with the Jacques Lassier Prize by International League of Competition Law (« LIDC »)
DEFICIENCIES AND DISPUTES
The LIDC Council will resolve at its own discretion any matter for which no provision has been made above, and which could arise in relation to the rules of the competition.
DATE OF APPLICATION AND RULES
1 These rules come into force on the date they are adopted by the LIDC Council, i.e. 5 February 2010.
2 These rules cancel and replace any previous texts.