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8/21/15: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “Next-Gen Prediction Market To Test Limits in D.C.” [Politico]

8/14/15: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy recently presented her current project, “Commercial Law in the Age of the Internet of Things: Article 2 of the UCC and Beyond,” at Vanderbilt Law School. She has also been selected to serve as a country of origin legal expert for Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago by the Rights in Exile Programme (Oxford, United Kingdom).

8/1/15: Professor Tamara Belinfanti (along with Professor Deborah Archer) will speak about “Poverty Capitalism: The New Tax on Poor People of Color” at the “Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America” conference at Duke Law School in November 2015.

7/28/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “American Banker Conference: Lines Drawn in Blockchain Debate.” [Coin Desk]

7/27/15: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “Winklevoss Twins Hoping to Nationalize their Bitcoin Exchange.” [News BTC]

7/24/15: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “Winklevoss Twins File Paperwork to Operate Gemini Bitcoin Exchange.” To read more, click here.

6/29/15: Professor Ronald Filler will moderate the panel “Central Clearing Issues” at the Risk Incisive Program in New York City.

6/22/15: Professor Ronald Filler kicked off the 37th Annual Futures Industry Association Law & Compliance Division Program in Washington, D.C., with his panel on “Compliance Raid Fire,” which involves 50 hypothetical problems relating to current legal and compliance issues facing the futures/derivatives industry.

6/20/15: Professor Houman Shadab was named to the Editorial Board of Ledger, the first peer-reviewed scholarly journal on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, including related research in mathematics, computer science, engineering, law, and economics. More information about the journal is available here.

6/17/15: Professor Ronald Filler attended the Riskmathics Program in Mexico City, where he was the keynote speaker on “The Impact of Dodd-Frank Act and EMIR on Mexican Financial Institutions.”

6/17/15: Professor Houman Shadab mentioned in “Augur, Decentralized Prediction Marketplace, Launches Alpha.” [Bitcoin News]

6/15/15: Professor Houman Shadab gave a keynote presentation on “Blockchain Banking” at the Third Blockchain Workshops in London, England. More information about the event is available here.

6/15/15: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “Blockchain Workshop to Educate Financial Industry About Digital Currency ” [Bitcoin Magazine], and “Bitcoin Education for Financial Execs Through The Blockchain Workshop.” [NewsBTC]

6/5/15: Professor Houman Shadab gave a briefing on recent developments in trade finance and payment systems at the annual Advancing Good Governance seminar held at Oxford University. More information is available here.

6/2/15: Professor Houman Shadab gave a presentation on digital currency regulation at a Financial Times live conference, “Mastering AML & KYC – New York.” More information is available here.

6/1/15: The May/June 2015 issue of the Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions, which is edited by Professor Houman Shadab, is now available online. The issue includes articles on bank liquidity regulations and target allocations in investment funds. The entire issue is available here.

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