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Steven Schwarcz

Steven Schwarcz

Duke University School of Law

Durham, NC, USA

Steven L. Schwarcz is Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business at Duke University School of Law, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, and Founding Director of Duke’s interdisciplinary Global Capital Markets Center, which maintains a research index on securitization at http://www.law.duke.edu/globalmark. He also has taught at Yale Law School, Columbia Law School (where he received his Juris Doctor degree), Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Catholic University of Chile, and the University of Geneva’s Faculty of Law. He is a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, adviser to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law regarding international receivables financing, member of the Academic Advisory Board to the University of Hong Kong’s Asian Institute of International Financial Law, and also has been a member of the U.S. Secretar y of St ate’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law. Prior to joining the Duke faculty in 1996, Schwarcz was a partner at the Shearman & Sterling law firm and then partner and practice group chairman at the Kaye Scholer LLP law firm, where he represented many of the world’s leading banks and financial institutions in structuring innovative capital market financing transactions, both domestic and international.

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