Nizan Geslevich Packin joined the Law Department at the Zicklin School of Business in 2013. She researches and writes about FinTech, Ethical Implications of Digital Technologies, Business Law, Consumer Protection Law, Privacy and Information Law, including cybersecurity. Before joining Zicklin, she practiced law in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, in the Banking and Corporate Restructuring groups for six years. At Skadden she represented clients in complex Chapter 11 cases, as well as with international business transactions and credit facilities. Prior to Skadden, Professor Packin served as a law clerk in the Israeli Supreme Court. She also interned at the Federal Trade Commission.
Professor Packin is a Contributor to Forbes, where she regularly writes about FinTech related issues. She has published Op-Eds in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Newsday, and Bottom Line. Her scholarship has appeared in journals such as the Washington University Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Houston Law Review, William and Mary Law Review, Chicago Kent Law Review, Berkeley Business Law Journal, Columbia Business Law Review, Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum, Oxford Business Law Blog, and Columbia Blue Sky Blog.
Professor Packin earned her law degrees from Columbia Law School, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Haifa University. She has externed for Judge Jack B. Weinstein in the Eastern District Federal Court of New York.
Professor Packin’s most recent publications and working papers may be found on the Social Science Research Network.
RegTech, Compliance and Technology Judgment Rule, 93 Chicago-Kent Law Review Symposium 193 (2018).
Too-Big-To-Fail 2.0: Cybersecurity & Digital Service Providers, 93 Indiana Law Journal (2018); also featured at the Oxford Business Law Blog.
Distributed Governance, 59 William and Mary Law Review Online 1 (2017) (with Carla L. Reyes & Benjamin P. Edwards).
Regulating Culture: Improving Corporate Governance with Anti-Arbitration Provisions for Whistleblowers, 58 William and Mary Law Review Online 41 (2016) (with Benjamin P. Edwards).
Big Data and Social Netbanks: Are You Ready to Replace Your Bank?, 53 Houston Law Review 1211 (2016).
Social Credit And The Right To Be Unnetworked, 2016 Columbia Business Law Review 2 (2016).
Breaking Bad: Big Banks Not Guilty As Not Charged, 91:4 Washington University Law Review, (2014).
“It’s (Not) All About the Money: Using Behavioral Economics to Improve Regulation of Risk Management in Financial Institutions,” 15 The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 2 (2013); also featured at the Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum.
“The Case Against the Dodd-Frank Act’s Living Wills: Contingency Planning Following the Financial Crisis,” 9 The Berkeley Business Law Journal (2013); also featured at the Harvard Law School Corporate Governance Forum.