The Center for Business and Financial Law

What’s happening at CBFL

November 9, 2016 (NEW DATE!): Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Collateral and Security Agreements – An Overview

  • Time: 12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
  • Location: W420
  • For more information and to register: Click here.

November 3, 2016: Careers in Compliance: Panel and Networking Forum

  • Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Events Center
  • For more information and to register: Click here.

November 2, 2016: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Advising Investment Funds

  • Time: 12:45 p.m.–1:45 p.m.
  • Location: W520
  • For more information and to register: Click here.


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)
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12/6/2016: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Financial Counsel Prepare for Blockchain Heading Into 2017” in Legal Tech News.

12/1/2016: Professor Howard S. Meyers presented the topic “Business Fraud Today” before an Institute of Complex Commercial Litigation event held at NYLS with over 40 New York State judges in attendance.

10/21/2016: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy presented her article “Hybrid Transactions and the Internet of Things: Goods, Services or Software” at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

10/18/2016: Professor Ronald Filler is quoted in “FINRA Still Struggling to Diversify Arbitrator Pool” in BNA Bloomberg.

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.

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