Dan Awrey joined Cornell Law School as a Professor of Law in July 2019. Dan's teaching and research interests reside in the area of financial regulation and, more specifically, the regulation of banks, investment funds, derivatives markets, and financial market infrastructure. Dan has undertaken research and provided advice at the request of organizations including the Bank for International Settlements, HM Treasury, UK Financial Conduct Authority, Commonwealth Secretariat, and European Securities and Markets Authority. He is also a founding co-managing editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation published by Oxford University Press.
Before entering academia, Dan served as legal counsel to a global investment management firm and, prior to that, as an associate practicing corporate finance and securities law with a major Canadian law firm.
B.A., Queens University, 1998
LL.B., Queens University, 2002
LL.M., University of Toronto, 2008
D.Phil., University of Oxford, 2012
“Bad Money,” Cornell Law Review 106 (forthcoming 2020)
“Split Derivatives: Inside the World’s Most Misunderstood Contract,” Yale Journal on Regulation 36 (2), p. 495 (2019)
Awrey, Dan, and Kristin Van Zwieten. “Mapping the Shadow Payment System,” Journal of Corporation Law 43 (4), p. 775 (2018)
“The Mechanisms of Derivatives Market Efficiency,” New York University Law Review 91 (5), p. 1104 (2015)
“Toward a Supply-side Theory of Financial Innovation,” Journal of Comparative Economics 41 (2), p. 401 (2013)