What’s happening at CBFL
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
11/12/15: Professor Houman Shadab participated in a workshop hosted by the World Economic Forum on “The Role of Financial Services in Society” which focused on the impact of technology on financial stability, and included representatives from federal regulatory agencies including the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as well as representatives from leading global financial institutions including JP Morgan, MasterCard, and Barclays Capital.
11/1/15: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy was invited to present her current article “Contracting in the Age of the Internet of Things: Article 2 of the UCC and Beyond” at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Law School’s Junior Faculty Exchange.
10/26/15: Professor Ronald Filler will speak at ACI’s Energy Trading Compliance Program on “Cross Border issues Facing Energy Trading Firms” on November 16-17 in Washington, DC, RiskMathics’ program on “Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Colombian Financial Institutions” on November 23-24 in Bogota, Colombia, and RiskMathics’ program on “Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Chilean Financial Institutions” on November 26-27, in Santiago, Chile.
10/7/15: Professor Houman Shadab spoke on a panel on “Digital Currencies and the Volatility of Bitcoin” at the 2015 Buy-Side Technology North American Summit in midtown Manhattan. Click here for more information.
10/5/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Bitcoin Exchange Founded by Winklevoss Twins Debuts as Gemini.” [Bloomberg Business]
9/30/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “US student loans provider SoFi raises $1bn.” [Financial Times]
9/28/15: Professor Houman Shadab is cited in “CFTC Brings First Bitcoin Enforcement Action, Further Clarifying U.S. Regulatory Landscape for Virtual Currencies.” [Davis Polk]
9/26/15: Professor Houman Shadab spoke on the panel “A $1.6 Quadrillion Opportunity – Securities Clearing and Settlement” at the Consensus Conference on the Digital Currency Economy. More information is available here.
9/20/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “USA regulator brands Bitcoin a commodity.” [Lidtime.com]
9/18/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Government to Regulate Bitcoin as a Commodity.” [Washington Examiner]
9/17/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “CFTC Settlement: Virtual Currency a Commodity.” [Bloomberg BNA] (attached)
9/17/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “CFTC Ruling Defines Bitcoin and Digital Currencies as Commodities” [CoinDesk]
9/16/15: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “A Quarterly Academic Journal on Bitcoin Comes Into Existence.” [Coinfox]
9/10/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Trust, Law Enforcement and Killer Apps: Consensus 2015 Morning Sessions.” [CoinDesk]
9/9/15: Professor Houman Shadab is quoted in “Visa, Nasdaq, Others Invest $30 Million in Bitcoin-Related Startup.” [The Wall Street Journal]
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.