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June 27, 2017

Krishnakumar and Chiu Present at Annual NEPOC Conference at Brooklyn Law School

On June 2-3 Professors Anita S. Krishnakumar and Elaine Chiu participated in the annual Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference.  Professor Krishnakumar spoke on a Professional Development Panel on Friday morning. Her presentation focused on scholarship tips for junior faculty.

cropped-webpage-iProfessor Chiu helped organize the event and also introduced Saturday evening’s keynote speaker, former St. John’s Law School Professor Janai Nelson, now the AssociateDirector-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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June 27, 2017

Lazaro Quoted in Wealth Management on New Fiduciary Law

Clinical Professor Christine Lazaro was quoted in the Wealth Management article, “Other States Considering Their Own ‘Fiduciary’ Rules After Nevada’s Becomes Law.”  Christina

Nevada recently passed a statute which categorizes brokers as “financial planners” and imposes fiduciary obligations when the broker provides advice.  Professor Lazaro commented on Nevada’s action:

Christine Lazaro, a law professor at St. John’s University and the Director of the Law School’s Securities Arbitration Clinic, said the Nevada law was “formalizing at the state level what’s already in motion at the federal level.”

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