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Tamar Frankel
Faculty Fellow

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Berkman Center Fellow
Professor of Law, Boston University School of Law
LL.M., S.J.D., Harvard Law School

Tamar Frankel began her legal career as an assistant legal advisor to the Israeli Air Force in 1948. After attending Harvard Law School, she began teaching at the School of Law in 1967. Professor Frankel served as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law; she was also a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., and has served as an advisor on the American Law Institute Restatement of the Law (Third) of Trusts (Prudent Investors Rule).

Professor Frankel recently taught at Tokyo University and lectured in Geneva and Malaysia. She also chaired the International Forum on the White Paper (IFWP) this summer. Professor Frankelís current research and teaching interests involve corporations and the regulation of financial markets and financial institutions. In 1997 she served as visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C.

Professor Frankel has published two multivolume treatises: one on the regulation of money managers (investment companies and investment advisors), the other on securitization. Among her numerous law review articles are works on fiduciary law, securities regulation, and financial institutions. She has also testified before Congress concerning banking and securities law reform.

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