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Michael P. Malloy

Michael Malloy, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Law
B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., Georgetown University


Phone: 916.739.7338
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Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., Tuesday from 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m., Thursday from noon to 1p.m., and by appointment.


Michael P. Malloy has been a law professor for more than 35 years. An internationally recognized expert on bank regulation and on economic sanctions, he received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. from Georgetown University. He is a frequent consultant to state, federal, and foreign governments, and international bodies like the Committee on Housing and Land Management of the UN Economic Commission for Europe, based in Geneva. In September 2015, Dr. Malloy was appointed a U.S. representative to the Real Estate Market Advisory Group, which serves the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. He is also Director of the Business and Law Research Division of the Athens Institute for Education and Research, among other activities.

SEC enforcer, bank regulator, economic sanctions architect, Dr. Malloy has authored or edited more than 190 books and book-length supplements in such fields as banking and securities regulation, contracts, economic sanctions, international banking, philosophy, and public international law. Among other works, he is the author of Contemporary Payment Systems (West Academic, 2016); Contracts Simulations (West Academic, 2015, with Deborah R. Gerhardt); Economic Sanctions Anthology (2 vols., Edward Elgar Publishing, Ltd., 2015); and, Banking and Financial Institutions Law in a Nutshell (8th ed., West Academic, 2014, with William A. Lovett). In January 2013, his three-volume treatise Banking Law and Regulation was honored on its twenty-fifth anniversary by the Society of Socio-Economists during the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.


To link to Michael P. Malloy’s current courses, go to his TWEN site and click on Contracts, Business Associations, or Law and Literature. To link to his current projects, click on News from Nusquam. To link to his UTOPIA500 presentation, Utopia and the Law and Literature Movement, watch the video on YouTube. To listen to his interview on Radio Voice of Russia — live from Moscow — to talk about U.S. and European Union sanctions against Russia and Russia’s counter-sanctions, click here.

Courses: Banking Law, Business Associations, Contracts, Commercial Law, International Banking, International Economic Law, Law and Literature, Securities Regulation

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