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Professor Tamar Frankel has written and taught in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.

She is the author of Trust and Honesty, America's Business Culture at a Crossroad (2005), The Regulation of Money Managers (2d ed. with Ann Taylor Schwing), Securitization (1991) and Investment Management Regulation (2d ed. 2003 with Clifford E. Kirsch).

She has published more than 60 articles and book chapters, and has co-chaired for more than 10 years the ALI-ABA Investment Management Advanced Course with Clifford E. Kirsch. In 1998, Professor Frankel was instrumental in the establishment and corporate structure of the Internet Corporation for Names and Numbers (ICANN).

A member of the Boston University School of Law faculty since 1968, Professor Frankel was a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission (1995-1997) and at the Brookings Institution (1987).

Tamar Frankel has taught and lectured at Oxford University, Tokyo University, Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, University of California Law School, Berkeley and consulted with the People's Bank of China.

A native of Israel, Professor Frankel served as 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.

She also has been in private practice in Israel, Boston and Washington, D.C., She is married and has two children.

She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the American Law Institute, The American Bar Foundation, The Independent Directors Forum and the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society.

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