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Michael P. Malloy

Michael Malloy

Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Georgetown University


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Dr. Malloy joined the Pacific McGeorge Faculty in 1996. In May 2000, the University of the Pacific honored him as its Distinguished Faculty of the Year. In January 2003, he was appointed Distinguished Professor and Scholar. From June 2004 to January 2008, he served as the first Director of the Pacific McGeorge Center for Global Business and Development. The 2011-2012 Academic Year marked his 30th year in law teaching. An internationally recognized expert on bank regulation and on economic sanctions, Dr. Malloy served as a Research Associate at the Institute of International Law & Economic Development in Washington, D.C., as an attorney-advisor with the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control and with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and as Special Counsel (Disclosure and Enforcement Policy) at the Securities and Exchange Commission. In 1982, he entered law teaching as an assistant professor of law at New York Law School, and later served as a professor of law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Seton Hall University School of Law. From 1987 to 1996, he was Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law, where he also served as Director of Graduate Studies. As a member of the American Society of International Law, Dr. Malloy served on the Society's Executive Council (1986-1989) and as Editor of the Proceedings of the American Society of International Law (1987-1989). From 1995-1997, he was Chair of the Committee on Economic Sanctions of the International Law Association (American Branch). During the same period, he was Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Banking Law Anthology. He has also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services of the Association of American Law Schools (1998-2003), and as a Section Chair (2002-2003). In 2006, he was appointed a member of the Athens Institute for Education and Research, where he now also serves as Director of the Business and Law Research Division. Dr. Malloy is a frequent consultant to state, federal, and foreign governments, and international bodies like the Committee on Housing and Land Management of the UN Economic Commission for Europe, based in Geneva. In addition to his many scholarly articles, he has authored or edited more than 140 books and book-length supplements, including most recently International Banking: Cases, Materials, and Problems (3d ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2013); Banking and Financial Services Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, 3d ed. (Carolina Academic Press: 2011); Banking Law and Regulation, 3 vols., 2d ed. (Aspen 2011); Principles of Bank Regulation (Concise Hornbook Series, 3d ed. West 2011); Anatomy of a Meltdown: A Dual Financial Biography of the Subprime Mortgage Crisis (Aspen 2010); Global Issues in Contract Law (Thomson-West, 2007); and, United States Economic Sanctions: Theory and Practice (Kluwer Law International 2001).

At the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, Dr. Malloy was honored by the Society of Socio-Economists and by Wolters Kluwer Law and Business on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the publication of his treatise The Corporate Law of Banks. In January 2014, he was appointed Contributing Editor of the ContractsProf Blog, for which he writes the GlobalK column. Among other projects, he is currently working on Encounters: Law and Literature and the Profession, a study of the Law and Literature movement and its implications for professional ethics and behavior.

Courses: Banking Law, Business Associations, International Banking, International Trade — Public Aspects, Law and Literature, Commercial Law

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