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Interleges Secondment Programme

In 2017 the Interleges Award (in memory of Stephen Rayner) was replaced by an internship scheme under which Interleges part funds the temporary secondment of a junior lawyer by one member firm to another to work on a legal project of mutual benefit to those firms and the members of Interleges generally. The first secondment under the Interleges Internship Scheme (in memory of Stephen Rayner) took place in the Spring of 2019 when Edward Chapman of Royds Withy King (England) spent one month based at the offices of Anderson Kill in New York experiencing the work undertaken by their Corporate and Blockchain and Virtual Currency sector groups. A copy of Edward Chapman’s paper “Blockchain: commercial use cases and the regulatory regime for cryptoassets” is attached.

Blockchain: commercial use cases and the regulatory regime for cryptoassets

Winning Essay from The Interleges Award 2014: in memory of Stephen Rayner
Mathilde Pavis June 4, 2014

‘Whom the corporation should serve’ is a debate dating back to several decades before the financial crises agitating the beginning of the twenty first century. Since the early 1930’s, the legal frameworks of corporate governance…

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Winning Essay from The Interleges Award 2013: in memory of Stephen Rayner
Zita E. Casserly October 10, 2013

It is clear that international trade has increased greatly since the Second World War in large part due to peace in Europe, the establishment of the WTO, the European Free Trade Area, NAFTA etc. Increased…

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Winning Essay from The Interleges Award 2012: in memory of Stephen Rayner
Julia Muravska October 10, 2012

International trade development between the Middle East and Western countries in the early 1970s boosted demand for independent bank guarantees as counterparties sought protection against performance risks associated with complex international projects. Bank guarantees are…

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