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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


5/25/16: 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.

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.

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