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Felix B.  Chang


Felix B. Chang

Associate Professor of Law | Director, Institute for the Global Practice of Law


BA, Yale University
JD, University of Michigan Law School

Areas of Interest

  • Comparative Law
  • Corporations
  • Financial Institutions

Professor Chang’s scholarship focuses on financial reform, particularly the intersections of financial regulation and antitrust. In this area, he has written on the convergence of the credit and derivatives markets, as well as the balance between antitrust and regulation after Dodd-Frank. Professor Chang also works in comparative law. His current project in this area is a book under contract with Cambridge University Press that compares Roma inclusion in Eastern Europe with desegregation in the American South during Civil Rights.

Professor Chang founded and directs the Institute for the Global Practice of Law (IGPL), which designs innovative programming for legal practitioners around the world. To date, its programs have drawn participants from Armenia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, India, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Nepal, Nigeria, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Taiwan, Uganda, and Ukraine. IGPL supplements the College of Law’s LLM program in the U.S. legal system, which Professor Chang also helped launch.

In 2014, Professor Chang received the Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. At the College of Law, he primarily teaches business-related course, as well as trusts and estates.


Second-Generation Monopolization: Parallel Exclusion in Derivatives Markets, 2016 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. __ (forthcoming) (selected for the 2016 Next Generation of Antitrust Scholars Conference at NYU School of Law)
Financial Market Bottlenecks and the “Openness” Mandate, 23 GEO. MASON. L. REV. 69 (2015) (selected for the 2014 American Society of Comparative Law Younger Comparativists Committee Workshop on Comparative Business and Financial Law at UC Davis School of Law)
The Systemic Risk Paradox: Banks and Clearinghouses under Regulation, 2014 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. 747 (selected for the 2014 Junior Faculty Business and Financial Law Workshop at George Washington Law School’s Center for Law, Economics, and Finance)
Death to Credit as Leverage: Using the Bank Anti-Tying Provision to Curb Financial Risk, 9 NYU J. L. & BUS. 851 (2013)


ROMA INCLUSION AND U.S. CIVIL RIGHTS: A LEGAL AND CULTURAL COMPARISON (co-author) (under contract with Cambridge University Press) (selected for 2015 conference “The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements” at Duke Law School)
CHINESE MIGRANTS IN RUSSIA, CENTRAL ASIA AND EASTERN EUROPE (Routledge 2011) (co-editor and contributor)

    • Chapter Contributions:
      • Globalization without Gravitas: Chinese Migrants in Transition Economies
      • Myth and Migration: Zhejiangese Merchants in Serbia
      • The Chinese under Serbian Laws


Foreword: Twenty-Eighth Annual Corporate Law Symposium: Rethinking Compliance, 84 U. CIN. L. REV. (forthcoming May 2016)
Can Chinese Migrants Bolster the Struggling Economies of Europe?, EUROPEANA, Vol. II (Nov. 2012) (invited submission)
Get Your Canned Goods, Umbrellas, and Knock-off Pumas Here!, FOREIGN POLICY (Dec. 2009)
After Georgia v. Ashcroft: The Primacy of Proportionality in Voting Rights Jurisprudence, Note, 11 MICH. J. RACE & LAW 219 (2006)
The Economic Motivations of Xinjiang Wahhabism, THE CENTRAL ASIA-CAUCASUS ANALYST (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Feb. 2002)

  • Agency, Partnership, & Unincorporated Businesses
  • Business Associations
  • Corporations
  • International Business Transactions
  • Introduction to the U.S. Legal System
  • Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates & Future Interests