• 1621849_234837100039032_514392533_nThe Center for Business and Financial Law is planning events for the Fall 2014 semester. Visit us in the late summer for more information.



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April 25, 2014: CBFL/New York Law School Law Review Symposium: Combating Threats to the International Financial System: The Financial Action Task Force.

April 8, 2014: Institute for In-House Counsel Conference

April 2, 2014: Faculty/Student Presentation Day: Advising Start-ups in Silicon Alley with Professor Houman Shadab, Zach Davison 3L, Eliot Lief 3L, Helen Quigley 3L, and Joshua Stanfield 3L.

March 26, 2014: Representing High-Tech Startups with Herb Moore ’02, Senior Counsel, ff Venture Capital.


March 18, 2014: Insider Trading 2.0 – A New Initiative to Crackdown on Predatory Practices with Eric Schneiderman, the New York State Attorney General. To see a video of the Attorney General’s address, click here.

March 5, 2014: Current Trends in Corporate Litigation with Donald F. Parsons Jr., Vice Chancellor, Court of Chancery, State of Delaware.

February 27, 2014: Compliance Networking Reception for Students and Alumni: Sponsored by the Center for Business and Financial Law and the NYLS Compliance Working Group.


February 12, 2014: Managing Financial and Legal Risk with Al Troncoso, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of VTB Capital Inc.

January 27, 2014: The Role of the General Counsel at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation featuring Ariel David, Vice President and General Counsel of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.

October 29, 2013: Deal School Workshop: Private Equity Fund Formation with Gerald Brown ’06 of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

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October 17, 2013Careers in Compliance: Featuring Kevin Corbett ’03, Partner, Forensic & Dispute Services, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP; Patrick Nicholson ‘08, Chief Compliance Officer at Standards & Poor’s Ratings Services; Courtney Geduldig, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, Standard & Poor’s; Professor Houman Shadab, Co-Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School.

October 10, 2013: Working in the General Counsel Division of a Financial Institution featuring Erin Miner ’08, Vice President at Credit Suisse Securities USA.

September 24, 2013: Christian Focacci, an anti-money laundering professional, will speak about anti-money laundering regulations and how to find employment in this area of law.

September 19, 2013: Working at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission featuring Howard Fischer, Senior Trial Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.


September 4, 2013: Welcome and Kick-Off Lunch: for current CBFL Associates and Harlan Scholars. CBFL faculty – Tamara Belinfanti, Stacy-Ann Elvy, Ronald Filler, Howard Meyers, and Houman Shadab – described exciting new projects and discuss CBFL’s academic requirements.

Compliance panel

November 29, 2012: Compliance Working Group, Resume Workshop. 

November 21, 2012: Robert Slee, Competing in a Global Economy

November 19, 2012: Robin Meister ’86, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and BNP Paribas Investment Partners, spoke on fnancial services careers.

October 25, 2012: Marc Mukasey, a partner at Bracewell and Guiliani, spoke about a career in white collar criminal defense.

October 11, 2012: Howard Fischer, Securities and Exchange Commission Senior Counsel, discussed how to become a securities attorney and his career at the SEC.


October 2, 2012: David Freylikhman ’04 of Withers Bergman LLP led a Deal School transactional workshop on collateral and security agreements.

October 9, 2012: Ernest Badway, a partner at Fox Rothschild LLP, spoke about his career in securities law.

October 5, 2012: James Berger, a partner at King & Spaulding, spoke about his career in International Arbitration.

September 19, 2012: Professor Houman Shadab led a Deal School transactional workshop on the basic provisions of loan agreements.