The Center for Business and Financial Law

What’s happening at CBFL

June 1, 2020: Hack NYLS 2020 (our inaugural hackathon)

  • Apps must be submitted by 5:00 pm
  • For more information and registration, click here.


March 4, 2020: Bribery and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (TO BE RE-SCHEDULED)

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


March 2, 2020: Lunch with Tax Lawyer Lillian Plata ’14 LL.M.

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: Faculty and Staff Commons (W-203)
  • Lunch: Free pizza
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch is for New York Law School students only, and is not open to the public.

 


January 28, 2020: Antitrust and Competition on the Merits

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


November 21, 2019: Financial Technology Start-ups – The Legal Issues

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


November 19, 2019: The Road to Legal Operations – A New Path Paved with Innovative People, Processes, and Technology

  • Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 pm
  • Location: W301
  • CLE: 1.5 Law Practice Management credits (NY Transitional and Nontransitional)
  • For more information, click here.

 


November 7, 2019: Comic Book Law: An Introduction

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


October 30, 2019: Finding a Niche – Bringing AI and other cutting-edge technology to attorneys

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W504
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


October 29, 2019: Business Immigration Law – An Overview

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


October 15, 2019: Legal Operations – The Future of Legal Practice

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


October 10, 2019: Mergers and Acquisitions – An Overview

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


September 23, 2019: International Trade and Customs Law – An Overview

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W401
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


September 18, 2019: Ethics and Compliance – Private Sector Versus the United Nations

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W401 (new room)
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 


September 12, 2019: Whistleblower Rewards and Protections

  • Time: 12:45 pm–1:45 pm
  • Location: W400
  • Lunch: Provided for free
  • For more information and registration, click here.

This lunch lecture is for the New York Law School community only (including alumni), and is not open to the public.

 

News

12/12/2019: At the invitation of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Professor Ronald Filler spoke to various audiences in Nairobi, Kenya, from December 2-5, including the Central Bank of Kenya, its Treasury officials, and several senior industry bank officials regarding the creation of an industry self-regulatory organization in Kenya, similar to the National Futures Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in the United States.

11/04/2019: Professor Ronald Filler’s article — “What is the Implication of the Recent Prime International Case on Global Trading?” — will be published in the Futures & Derivatives Law Report. He has also been invited by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to speak at The Treasurer’s Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, from December 2 and 5, 2019.

6/24/2019: Professor Howard Meyers attended a Securities Arbitration Clinic Roundtable at Fordham Law School where he discussed NYLS’s recent investor protection activities and initiatives with fellow clinicians and securities regulators from the SEC, FINRA, and New York State Attorney General’s Office.

5/7/2019: Professsor Tamara Belinfanti’s article “Contested Visions: The Value of Systems Theory for Corporate Law,” which was published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, has been selected as one of the “Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2018.” Read coverage here.

5/3/2019: Professor Alan Appel ’76 will speak this summer at two tax conferences sponsored by the New York University School of Professional Studies – Introduction to International Taxation (on the panel “Case Studies for Outbound and Inbound Investment”) and Advanced International Taxation (on the panel “Foreign Persons Investing in U.S. Real Estate and Other Assets”).

4/23/2019: Professor Alan Appel ’76 is currently in the top 10 percent of authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.

4/17/19: Read about Professor Ronald Filler’s great work in mentoring students and providing them with once-in-a-lifetime scholarships as they ready themselves for work and life. For more information, click here.

4/4/2019: Professor Houman Shadab is mentioned in “Eliminating waste at scale-eight opportunities for blockchain” at the World Economic Forum. For more information, click here.

3/26/2019: Professor Ronald Filler will moderate the Panel on Regulatory Reporting at the upcoming FIA Law & Compliance Division Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. from May 8 to 10. He will have attended all 41 of these conferences, and even received a plaque last year honoring him for attending the first 40.

3/1/2019: Professor Ronald Filler was elected to the Executive Committee of the National Futures Association, the industry regulator for the derivatives industry. He is the only full-time academic serving on the Executive Committee.

1/31/2019: Professor Tamara Belinfanti publishes “Citizen Capitalism: How a Universal Fund Can Provide Influence and Income to All.” For more information, click here.

1/29/2019: Alan Appel ’76 is currently in the top 10 percent of authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.

1/15/2019: Tamara Belinfanti appeared on Dr. Drew Midday Live to speak about her new book, Citizen Capitalism: How a Universal Fund Can Provide Influence and Income to All.


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