About the Society of Investment Law

The Society of Investment Law is an international organization of scholars and attorneys interested in the study of legal issues relating to investors, advisers, and investment funds.  Each year, the SIL hosts a roundtable discussion of developments in the field by leading regulators, practitioners, and academics.  The SIL exists to encourage scholarship and discussions about investment law.

Board Members

 (Term ending December 31, 2016)

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Mercer E. Bullard

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens and Cannada Lecturer
Professor of Law
University of Mississippi School of Law

 

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Quinn Curtis

Associate Professor of Law
University of Virginia School of Law

 

 

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Deborah A. DeMott
David F. Cavers Professor of Law
Duke University School of Law

 

 

(Term ending December 31, 2017)

 

 

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John Coates
John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics
Research Director, Center on the Legal Profession
Harvard Law School

 

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Jennifer Taub
Professor of Law
Vermont Law School

 

 

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Dirk Zetsche
Propter Homines Chair for Banking and Finance Law
University of Liechtenstein

 

 

(Term ending December 31, 2018)

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William A. Birdthistle
Professor of Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law

 

 

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Tamar Frankel
Michaels Faculty Research Scholar
Professor of Law
Boston University School of Law

 

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John D. Morley
Associate Professor of Law
Yale Law School

 

 

Committees

  Prize Committee
     John Coates (Chair), Quinn Curtis, Tamar Frankel

  Nominations Committee
     John D. Morley, Jennifer Taub, Dirk Zetsche (Chair)

  Membership Committee
     William Birdthistle, Mercer Bullard (Chair), Deborah DeMott

 

Officers

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Chair

Tamar Frankel
Michaels Faculty Research Scholar
Professor of Law
Boston University School of Law

 

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President

William A. Birdthistle
Professor of Law
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

 

 

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Vice President

John D. Morley
Associate Professor of Law
Yale Law School

 

 

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Secretary

Jennifer Taub
Professor of Law
Vermont Law School

 

 

Articles & Bylaws

  Read our Articles of Incorporation here.
  Read our Bylaws here.