Princess Mako's Boyfriend Wins Writing Contest in U.S.

Society

New York, Oct. 21 (Jiji Press)--Kei Komuro, who is set to marry Japanese Princess Mako later this month, has won a writing competition sponsored by the New York State Bar Association for law school students, it was learned.

According to the NYSBA's website, Komuro, 30, won the first prize in the business law section of the competition for his article, titled "Compliance Problems in Website Accessibility and Implications for Entrepreneurs." He will be given 2,000 dollars in prize money.

Komuro will be honored at an online event slated for Tuesday, when he marries Princess Mako, 29, the eldest daughter of Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko.

He placed second in the same section of the previous NYSBA writing competition.

Komuro, who graduated from Fordham University's law school in New York in May, took New York state's bar examination in July. The results of the exam will be announced by Nov. 10.

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