Fordham Law

Student awarded first place honors in securities writing competition

February 17, 2006

Fordham student W. Barton Patterson '06 has been awarded first place honors in the Annual Securities Writing Competition of the Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni (ASECA).

Patterson, a Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Law Review, was awarded the national prize for his note, "Defining the Reach of the Securities Exchange Act: Extraterritorial Application of the Antifraud Provisions,” which was published in the Law Review in October.

The prize will be awarded on March 3, 2006, at ASECA's annual dinner in Washington, DC.  ASECA is an association of SEC alumni whose mission is to provide the opportunity for education and growth of industry professionals; to promote study and research in the field of securities law; and to educate members on securities law by means of lectures, seminars and publications.