Boston University School of Law

June 11, 2010

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BU Law Professor Named a Top 50 Woman in Wealth
Wealth Manager Honors Professor Tamar Frankel

Wealth Manager’s Web magazine recently named Boston University School of Law professor Tamar Frankel to its list of Top 50 Women in Wealth. According to WealthManagerWeb.com, these 50 women are “collectively responsible for the financial well-being of millions of Americans.”

The annual Top 50 Women in Wealth list recognizes women such as Professor Frankel as chief figures in the growing trend of women taking on senior roles in the industry and making important contributions to the field, both in advisory and executive roles.

At BU Law, Professor Frankel teaches and writes in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance. She has published more than 40 articles and more than 10 books, including the recently released Law and the Financial System—Securitization and Asset Backed Securities: Law, Process, Case Studies, and Simulations, and the upcoming Theory of Fiduciary Law. She is also the author of The Regulation of Money Managers and Investment Management Regulation, Securitization, which was recently translated into Chinese, Fiduciary Law: Analysis, Definitions, Relationships, Duties, Remedies over History and Cultures; Trust and Honesty in the Real World, and Investment Management Regulation, among other books.

Professor Frankel is a graduate of Jerusalem Law Classes in Israel, and received her S.J.D. and LL.M. from Harvard Law School. She has taught and lectured at Oxford University, Tokyo University, and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and was a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Brookings Institute. She was an attorney in the legal department of the Israeli Air Force, an assistant attorney general for Israel’s Ministry of Justice, and the legal advisor of the State of Israel Bonds Organization in Europe. Professor Frankel joined the BU Law faculty in 1968, and she teaches and writes in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.

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Reported by Sandi Miller

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