What’s happening at CBFL
March 22, 2017: Information session for the Center for Business and Financial Law
Professor Houman Shadab, the Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law, hosted an information session on the Center. Click on the photo below to see a video overview of the Center. For a direct link to the application for joining any center at New York Law School, please click here.
9/21/2017: Professor Houman Shadab spoke on the panel “Paradigm Shift: Examining the Blockchain Business Revolution” at the 2017 Emerging Legal Technology Forum held in Toronto, Canada, and organized by the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute. Other panelists included Robert E. Craig, Chief Information Officer of Baker & Hostetler LLP; Stephen Kirby, Senior Counsel of IBM Canada; and Ted Mlynar, Partner and Chair of the Blockchain-Smart Contracts IPMT Working Group at Hogan Lovells US LLP.
9/20/2017: Professor Howard Meyers and the NYLS Securities Arbitration Clinic is quoted in “FINRA Bolsters Diversity Efforts in Dispute Resolution Forum” in the Securities Law Daily. To read more, click here.
9/15/2017: Associate Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy participated in the Article 1 and 2 Uniform Commercial Code Joint Subcommittee Meeting at the American Bar Association’s Business Law Annual Conference today in Chicago, Illinois. She was recently appointed Vice Chair of the ABA’s Article 2 UCC Committee.
9/14/2017: Professor Howard S. Meyers was a guest speaker on the panel “Fast Fashion Pitfalls” where he discussed legal and ethical issues concerning supply-chain management in the fashion industry. The event was sponsored by NYLS’s Media, Entertainment, and Fashion Law Association.
9/6/2017: The Center for Business and Financial Law is mentioned in an online Forbes magazine article on smart contracts and blockchain technology. To read more, click here.
7/26/2017: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Accord Project joins Hyperledger to push standards for smart contracts” in the International Business Times. To read more, click here.
5/4/2017: Professor Tamara Belinfanti co-published a blog post on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation with Cornell Law School Professor Lynn A. Stout about their article “Contested Visions: The Value of Systems Theory for Corporate Law” in a forthcoming edition of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. To read more, click here.
3/24/2017: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy’s article “Paying for Privacy and the Personal Data Economy” was recently accepted for publication in the Columbia Law Review. Another article, “Commodifying Consumer Data,” was accepted for publication in the Boston College Law Review.
3/3/2017: Professor Tamara Belinfanti’s article “Contested Visions: The Value of Systems Theory for Corporate Law” was recently accepted for publication in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. She will also present her forthcoming book chapter “Are Cooperatives too Social for Social Enterprise?” as part of the Social Enterprise Law Conference at Notre Dame Law School.
2/23/2017: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy served as a panelist on a session at the 2017 Center for European Policy Studies Ideas Lab, a leading think tank, in Brussels, Belgium. The panel explored the data collection, privacy and security issues raised by the internet of things.