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What’s happening at CBFL

March 29, 2016: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: High Yield Covenants: An Overview

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W-520
  • Lunch: Will be provided for free.
  • For more information and to register: Click here.

March 14, 2016: Panel – NYLS Alumni in Business and Entrepreneurship: Stories of Initiative and Determination

  • Panel time: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
  • Reception time: 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
  • Location: Events Center (2nd floor)
  • For more information and to register: Click here.



Upcoming conference: Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Click here for more information.

September 17, 2015: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Securities Arbitration: An Overview with Adam J. Gana ’05, Managing Partner, Gana LLP

  • Time: 12:45 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
  • Location: W-220
  • Lunch: Will be provided for free.
  • More information and to register: Click here


5/5/2016: Professor Ronald Filler moderated the panel “The Great Debate” as part of the 38th Annual Futures Industry Association (FIA) Law & Compliance Division Conference in Baltimore. Professor Filler has spoken at and has attended all 38 of the FIA Law & Compliance Division programs.

4/27/2016: Professor Ronald Filler participated in a “Town Hall Webinar” sponsored by the National Futures Association.

4/26/2016: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “The blockchain revolution, smart contracts and financial transactions” at DLA Piper. To read more, click here.

4/13/2016: Professor Filler served as the Program Chair, moderator, and speaker on the panel “Remember Derivatives and the Promised Harmonization and Universal Regulation?  Hey — Who Turned the Lights Out?” as part of a spring 2016 program sponsored by the ABA Section on International Law held in New York City.

4/13/2016: Professor Houman Shadab spoke on the panel “Self-Executing ‘Smart’ Contracts on the Blockchain” at the Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology: Innovation, Operation and Legal & Regulatory Implications conference organized by the American Conference Institute. More information is available here.

4/12/2016: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy is featured in “Mount Vernon’s Stacy-Ann Elvy Gains Recognition As Legal Rising Star.” To read more, click here.

4/8/2016: Professor Tamara Belinfanti presented her paper “Shareholder Value Theory and The Systems Alternative in Corporate Law” as part of the Cornell Law Faculty Workshop series.

4/4/2016: Professor Ronald Filler’s article “The 7th Circuit and Sentinel – Five Times a Charm!” will be published in the April 2016 issue of the Futures & Derivatives Law Report. It analyses the five cases before the 7th Circuit involving the bankruptcy of, and the fraud committed by the principals of, Sentinel Management, a brokerage firm and investment adviser, and BNY Mellon, acting as the custodian bank for Sentinel.

3/26/2016: Professor Houman Shadab was mentioned in “Make Elites Compete: Why the 1% Earn So Much and What to do About It” at the Brookings Institute. To read more, click here.

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