Past Events

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April 11, 2018: Careers in Compliance: “Table Talk” and Networking Forum for Alumni and Students with John Clare ’12, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Mutual of America; Tyler Deieso ’14, Assistant Vice President, Structured Credit Compliance; Andrew Heymann ’14, Associate, Compliance Officer, J.P. Morgan; Scott Justin ’08, Compliance Officer, New Mountain Capital; Sondah Ouattara ’13, AVP, GTFx, Financial Crimes Team, Wells Fargo; Sylvia Perez ’14, Senior Compliance Officer, Corporate and Investment Bank, J.P. Morgan; Ricardy Romain ’15, Assistant Vice President, Deutsche Bank; Colin Ronan ’15, Associate, AML Sanctions and Compliance, Brown Brothers Harriman; Susan Roth ’01, Senior Associate, J.P. Morgan; Kent Wang ’17, Compliance Management Associate, Citi

March 28, 2018: Lunchtime Lecture: Why Business Lawyers Are Thinking About Human Rights with Shubha Chandra ’13, Associate, Business for Social Responsibility

March 27, 2018: NYLS Alumni in Business and Entrepreneurship Networking Event with the NYLS Office of Career Services; Professor Houman Shadab, Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law (moderator); Michael Dalewitz ’04, Founder & CEO, Inspired Review LLC; Somya Kaushik ’13, Founder, Esq.Me; Nancy Lee ’97, President,; Vasily Malyshev ’14, CEO, Messapps; Daphné Pierre ’15, Co-founder, STARTNOO, LLC; David Schnurman ’06, CEO, FurtherEd/Lawline

March 8, 2018: Business Lunch Workshop: Smart Legal Contracts, Blockchain, and NYC Legal Hackathon with Houman B. Shadab, Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School

November 15, 2017: How to Legally Raise Equity Capital for Your Startup with Travis L. Gering, Partner at Wuersch & Gering LLP

October 16, 2017: Artificial Intelligence and Corporate Legal Practice with Charles Michael Post ’10, Managing Counsel, and Director, Investment Services and Markets businesses, Bank of New York Mellon

March 22, 2017: Careers in Compliance: Table-Talk and Networking Forum for Alumni and Students (in conjunction with the Office of Career Services)

February 28, 2017: A New Business Reality: Why Sustainability is on the Corporate Agenda (in conjunction with the Center for Real Estate Studies) with David Korngold, Associate Director, Business for Social Responsibility)

February 3, 2017: Exploring the Things in the Internet of Things: Implications for Business, Consumers, and the Law with Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, United States Federal Trade Commission; Stacy-Ann Elvy, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School; Tamara Belinfanti, Professor of Law, Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School; Houman Shadab, Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School; Solon Barocas, Postdoctoral Research, Microsoft Corporation Research Lab – New York City; John G. Browning, Shareholder, Passman & Jones, A Professional Corporation; Miguel Gamiño, Chief Technology Officer, the City of New York; Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst, ACLU; Scott Weingaertner, Partner, White & Case LLP; James H. Koenig, Leader, PH Privacy & Cyber Implementation Solutions Group, Paul Hastings LLP; Peter F. McLaughlin, Counsel, DLA Piper LLP; Mauricio Paez, Partner, Jones Day; LaVonda Reed, Associate Provost and Professor of Law, Syracuse University; Brian Feeny, Director of Solutions Architecture, Presidio, Inc.; Naomi Lefkovitz, Senior Privacy Policy Advisor, National Institute of Standards and Technology; Peter Partyka, Senior Security Engineer, Flashpoint; and Kelley Shields, Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Ericsson Inc.

November 9, 2016: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Collateral and Security Agreements: An Overview with David Freylikhman ’04, Of Counsel, Greenberg Traurig; and Daniela Krinshpun, Associate, Greenberg Traurig

November 2, 2016: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Advising Investment Funds with Sean Wilke ’10, Director, Duff & Phelps

March 29, 2016: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: High Yield Covenants: An Overview with Lucas T. Charleston ’08, Associate, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

March 14, 2016: NYLS Alumni Panel in Business and Entrepreneurship: Stories of Initiative and Determination with the NYLS Office of Career Services; Professor Houman Shadab, Co-Director of the Center for Business and Financial Law (moderator); Steven R. Harber, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Apogee Legal LLC; Michael Dalewitz, Founder & CEO, Inspired Review LLC; David Schnurman, CEO, FurtherEd/Lawline; Vasily Malyshev, CEO, Messapps; Geoffrey Weg, Former Director of Operations, Betaworks (Quire); Daphné Pierre, Co-founder, STARTNOO, LLC; Management Associate, Citi

October 6, 2015: FinTech: Law and Disruption with Mark Flood, Office of Financial Research, United States Treasury Department; Kevin C. Taylor ’93, Taylor & Associates, author of FinTech Law: A Guide to Technology Law in the Financial Services Industry (Bloomberg BNA); Houman Shadab, Professor of Law, New York Law School; Helene Rosenberg, Director, Corporate Banking Origination, Barclays; Scarlett Sieber, SVP, BBVA; Ben Alden, Legal and General Counsel, Betterment; Marisol Collazo ’02, CEO, DTCC Data Repository (U.S.) LLC; Stacy-Ann Elvy, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School; Christopher Johnson, Practice Lead, Compliance Services, SWIFT; Stephane Wyper, Global Lead, MasterCard Start Path; Jeanine Swatton, Director, Developer Evangelism, Yodlee Interactive; Sigrid Seibold, Managing Director, Capital Markets Consultant; Scott Miller ’95, Vice President of Global Partnerships, TransferWise; Alex Sion, President and Managing Director, Moven; Robert A. Irwin ’09, Associate General Counsel, OnDeck; Sophia Lee, General Counsel, IEX Group; Fredrik Voss, Vice President of Blockchain Innovation, Nasdaq; Shaheen Malik, CEO & Co-founder, Syndicated Loan Direct; Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple Labs; Ethan L. Silver ’02, Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLPl Kathleen Moriarty, Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP; Brian Stoeckert ‘04, Managing Director, Stratis Advisory; Kiran Lingam, Managing Director, LendTech Angels; and Ramesh Lekshmynarayanan, Managing Principal, Green Catapult, Inc.

September 17, 2015: Deal School Transactional Lunch Workshop: Securities Arbitration: An Overview with Adam J. Gana ’05, Managing Partner, Gana LLP

March 26, 2015: A Better World, Inc.: Can Corporations Create a Better World? with Alice Korngold, President and CEO, Korngold Consulting, LLC

March 25, 2015: An Introduction to Swaps Agreements with Jennifer Premisler, Senior Managing Counsel, Corporate Governance and Global Finance, and Assistant Corporate Secretary, MasterCard

February 23, 2015: Bitcoin and Smart Contracts with Houman B. Shadab, Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School

January 22, 2015: The Dodd-Frank Act: Five Years Later with Gary Rubin ’08, Supervisory Financial Analyst, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC

October 21, 2014: Bitcoin Law: Regulation and Transactions with Houman B. Shadab, Professor of Law, and Co-Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School; Emily H. Goodman Binick, Vice President & Senior Counsel, American Express Company; Jerry Brito, Executive Director, Coin Center; Miles Cowan ‘07, Co-Founder and CEO of Tillit, and Partner, Bailey Duquette P.C.; Brian Koffler ’10, President, Koffler Legal & Consulting Services, PLLC; Adam Krellenstein, Co-founder, Counterparty; Jaron Lukasiewicz, CEO and Founder, Coinsetter; Marco Santori, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, and Chairman, Regulatory Affairs Committee at the Bitcoin Foundation; Brian Stoeckert, ‘04, Managing Director, CoinComply; and Sam Yilmaz, Managing Partner, Decentralized Applications Fund

September 8, 2014: Bank Commitment Letters: An Overview with Lucas Charleston ’08, Associate, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.

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.