News Archive 2017

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.

2/21/2017: Professor Ronald Filler was recently re-elected to the Executive Committee of the National Futures Association. The NFA is similar to FINRA and regulates all firms and persons involved in the futures and derivatives industry. To read more, click here.

2/3/2017: The Center for Business and Financial Law and the NYLS Law Review presented the symposium Exploring The Things in the Internet of Things: Implications for Business, Consumers, and the Law. Associate Director Stacy-Ann Elvy and Co-Director Tamara Belinfanti, the Symposium Chairs, spoke on several panels. Co-Director Houman Shadab also moderated a panel. For photos, click here.

1/27/2017: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy presented her article “Secured Credit and Consumer Data in the Age of the Internet of Things” at the George Washington University Law School.

1/17/2017: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy was among a select group of legal experts who were invited by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a nonprofit research and public policy organization, to participate in the Innovation, Race and Law Luncheon.

1/17/2017: Professor Ronald Filler co-authored an article “Will the Recent Supreme Court Case in Salman Result in More CFTC Enforcement Actions Charging Insider Trading?” to be published in the March 2017 Issue of the Futures & Derivatives Law Review Journal.

1/9/2017: Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy’s article “Contracting in the Age of the Internet of Things: Article 2 of the UCC and Beyond” (44 Hofstra L. Rev. 839, 2016) has been reviewed by Professor Nancy Kim in Jotwell and identified as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to contract law. To read the review, click here. To read Stacy’s article, click here.

1/6/2017: Associate Professor Stacy-Ann Elvy participated in a roundtable discussion in San Francisco of 15 of the nation’s top law professors who focus on the intersections of technology and innovation, the law, and communities of color.

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