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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.

 

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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

News

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 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.

3/24/16: The most recent edition of the Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions, edited by Professor Houman Shadab, is now available online here. The issue includes the article “Endowed by the Crowd? Insights Into the New Wave of Crowdfunding and Its Viability,” co-authored by Ethan Silver ’02, and articles on management fee waiver arrangements for private fund sponsors and U.S. tax issues for foreign lenders.

3/21/16: Professor Howard S. Meyers was named Co-Chair of the ABA’s Legal Clinic and Law Student Subcommittee. This newly formed Subcommittee will work with the ABA’s Securities Litigation Committee to address arbitration and regulatory enforcement matters.

3/14/16: Professor Houman Shadab moderated the panel “NYLS Alumni in Business and Entrepreneurship: Stories of Initiative and Determination” co-sponsored by the Office of Career Planning and the Center for Business and Financial Law. The panel was made up of Steven R. Harber ‘92, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Apogee Legal LLC, Michael Dalewitz ‘04, Founder & CEO, Inspired Review LLC, David Schnurman ‘06, CEO, FurtherEd/Lawline, Vasily Malyshev ‘14, CEO, Messapps, and Daphné Pierre ‘15, Co-founder, STARTNOO, LLC.


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