Archive for February, 2017

February 16, 2017

Warner Delegate to UNCITRAL Secured Transactions Project

Professor G. Ray Warner served as a delegate of the International Insolvency Institute at raythe UNCITRAL Working Group VI meeting at the United Nations this past week (week of February 13th). Working Group VI is completing a model law of personal property security interests designed to harmonize national laws on the subject and encourage cross-border investment.

February 16, 2017

Wade Presents at the Annual Review of Insolvency Insolvency Law

Professor Cheryl L. Wade will present The Foreclosure Follies, an original work written by


Cheryl Wade

her, members of the law faculties at the University of British Columbia, and other Canadian jurists at the opening reception of the Annual Review of Insolvency Law in Montreal.

February 9, 2017

Sovern Speaks to Thirteen Hundred in Webinar and is Quoted by Politico

Professor Jeff Sovern was one of two guest speakers at a Ballard Spahr webinar on the presidential election’s impact on consumer financial services. Some 1300 people attended the program. More information is available here.


Jeff Sovern

In addition, Politico’s Morning Money newsletter quoted Professor Sovern concerning § 1054(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The article is available here.

February 7, 2017

Warner Heads Panels at Penn Law Conference

Professor Ray Warner will head two panels at the rayConference on International Coordination of Secured Transactions Law Reforms held at the University of Pennsylvania on February 9 & 10.  Professor Warner’s panels will explore how the World Bank Group and regional development banks design and implement secured credit law reforms.

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