Securities Law Prof Blog

Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

Friday, August 28, 2015

Macey-Dare on English Derivatives Litgation

Rupert Macey-Dare has posted Key Derivatives Cases 2015 on SSRN with the following abstract:

The paper considers key derivatives cases in the English courts from 2015, namely: Wani v Royal Bank of Scotland, Dexia v Commune di Prato, Enasarco v Lehmans, SwissMarine v O.W. Supply, and MHB Bank v Shanpark.

Derivative products covered include: base rate swaps, interest rate swaps, caps, collars and corridors, extendable swaps, constant proportional portfolio insurance (CPPI) funds, fund options, and contracts for difference (CFDs).

Additional cases will be added in due course.

August 28, 2015 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Monday, August 17, 2015

Registration Open for 2015 Central States Law Schools Association Conference

Please note the following Conference announcement:

Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2015 Scholarship Conference, on Friday, October 9 and Saturday, October 10 at The University of Toledo College of Law in Toledo, Ohio. CSLSA invites law faculty from across the country to submit proposals to present papers or works in progress.

The deadline for registration is September 8, 2015. To register, please visit:

The CSLSA has reserved a block of rooms at the Wingate Hotel in Sylvania, Ohio. To book your room, please call (419)517-2000 and mention the conference. The block will remain open until September 8, 2015. The cost of a standard room is $129.99 per night and the cost of a suite is $149.99 per night. Please note that conference participants are responsible for all of their travel expenses including hotel accommodations.

For more information about CSLSA and the 2015 Annual Conference, visit our website at

We look forward to seeing you at the Conference!

The 2015 CSLSA Board


August 17, 2015 | Permalink | Comments (0)

Faculty Opening: University of Iowa College of Law

I received the following notice that may be of interest to some of this blog's readers:

THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW anticipates hiring several tenured/tenure track faculty members and clinical faculty members (including a director for field placement program) over the coming year. Our goal is to find outstanding scholars and teachers who can extend the law school’s traditional strengths and intellectual breadth. We are interested in all persons of high academic achievement and promise with outstanding credentials. Appointment and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should send resumes, references, and descriptions of areas of interest to: Faculty Appointments Committee, College of Law, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1113.

THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

August 17, 2015 | Permalink | Comments (0)