Maria DiMeo Calvelli
Assistant Professor Law
BA Fordham University Political Science and Italian Literature, in cursu honorum, summa cum laude 1985 JD Harvard Law School 1988
Areas of Expertise:
Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Securities Law, Law of Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital Law, Start Up Business Law, and Law and Ethics
Italian Securities Markets Rapidly Gain Ground: Unintended Consequences of US Regulation of its Capital Markets? (Research in Progress)
A Return to Protectionism? A Comparison of Recent US Legislation and the UK Approach To Regulating Foreign Investments by Sovereign Wealth Funds.
Chair, Department of Law Scholarship Committee, March 2008-present
Speaker, Student Pre-Law Society – October 2007, May 2009
Law Department Curriculum Revision Committee – Fall 2008 – to date
Board of Directors, Baruch College Association, Fall 2007-present
Middle Services Accreditation Committee, Fall 2008
Organizer of “Breaking New Ground: The Escalating Flow of Capital to Medical Real Estate” Conference Program to presented bankers, attorneys, venture capitalists and private equity funds, March 2006.
Organizer of “Preparing for Liquidity Conference: Knowing How and When to Launch Your Company’s Exit Strategy” Conference program presented to emerging market companies and venture capitalists, October 11, 2006.
Guide to Whole Loan Mortgage Purchase and Sale Transactions, training session presented September 2004 and October 2005 to in house counsel, mortgage traders and management at Washington Mutual, Vernon Hills, Illinois.
Private Placements, May 2003 and May 2004 presented to investment bankers at Allen & Incorporated.
The Patriot Act: Implications for Financial Institutions, October 2002 and 2003 presented to Investment bankers and management at Allen & Company Incorporated, New York, NY and November 2003 presented to hedge fund manager.
Awards, Honors, etc.:
PSC CUNY Award, April 2008, $5000, Italian Securities Markets Rapidly Gain Ground
2006 Heller Ehrman Pro Bono Challenge Award in Recognition of Pro Bono Contributions
Alpha Sigma Nu Member – Spring 1984
Phi Beta Kappa Member - Spring 1984