The Center for Business and Financial Law

What’s happening at CBFL


September 7, 2016
: The Center for Business and Financial Law is sponsoring a major conference with global platform Next Money to bring together experts on Fintech, including New York Law School’s own Professor Houman Shadab.

  • Time: 8:30 am–5:30 pm
  • Location: Events Center (second floor of the W building)
  • For more information and to register: Click here.


9/19/2016: Professor Ronald Filler had several papers published this summer: “When All Else Fails – The Evolution of Customer Asset Protections After Brokerage Bankruptcy” in the Journal of Financial History (Summer 2016); “The 7th Circuit and Sentinel – Five Times A Charm” in Futures & Derivatives Law Report (May 2016); ”Energy Derivatives: Which Country (U.S. or U.K.) Provides the Best Customer Asset Protections to an Energy Trading Firm If Its Brokerage Firm/Counterparty Files for Bankruptcy” in The Energy Law Journal (Fall 2016); and four papers for Lexis-Nexis on various aspects regarding the Dodd-Frank Act which will be published as four chapters in a new book on the Dodd-Frank Act to be offered by Lexis.

7/18/2016: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned “Everything you need to know about the Ethereum ‘hard fork’.” To read more, click here.

6/13/2016: Professor Howard Meyers attended a Securities Arbitration Roundtable at Fordham Law School where he presented a report of the NYLS securities arbitration clinic’s activities to officials from the SEC and FINRA.

5/25/2016: Professor Houman Shadab spoke at The Economist’s Growth Crossings event on the panel “Treasury Perspectives: Rise of the Machines.” Other speakers included economist Dambisa Moyo, GE Capital Chief Financial Officer Robert Green, and UPS Global treasury manager Jennifer Powers. More information about the event is available 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.

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