Professor of Law
Yuliya Guseva
Rutgers Law School
426
S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
973-353-2583

Yuliya Guseva’s research and teaching interests are capital markets, securities law, law and economics, financial regulation, regulation of cryptoassets, and cross-border transplantation of business law.

  • Biography
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  • Courses Taught
  • Expertise
Biography

Yuliya Guseva’s research and teaching interests are capital markets, securities law, law and economics, financial regulation, and regulation of cryptoassets.

Professor Guseva’s scholarship includes articles and essays published or accepted for publication in the Boston College Law Review (reprinted in the Securities Law Review), the Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy (lead article, peer-reviewed), the Journal of Corporation Law (selected for republication in the Securities Law Review), the Maryland Law Review, the Columbia Business Law Review, the Cardozo Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, the Georgetown Journal of International Law, and Cambridge University Press. Professor Guseva joined Professor Carol Goforth in coauthoring the second edition of Regulation of Cryptoassets, a textbook which will be published by West Academic in May 2022. Guseva's work has been selected for presentation at the annual meetings of the American Law and Economics Association, the European Association of Law and Economics, and other prestigious venues. 

Professor Guseva is a member of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, where she serves as the Head of the Fintech and Blockchain Research Program. The Program is sponsored by the University Blockchain Research Initiative. She also chairs the Corporate and Business Law Certificate Program Committee in the Newark location of the Law School. 

Professor Guseva has taught a broad range of courses, including Securities and Capital Market Regulation, Financial Regulation and Innovation, Corporate Finance, Transactions, Rutgers Transactional Competition, Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis, International Business Transactions, and Commercial Law. In the fall of 2015, she was a Visiting Scholar at Cornell Law School. Guseva has replicated Cornell’s Transactional Lawyering Competition at Rutgers Law. In the spring of 2021, Professor Guseva joined the Department of Legal Studies of the Central European University in Vienna, Austria, as a Visiting Professor.

Prior to her appointment at Rutgers, Professor Guseva was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Fordham Law School, where she taught Commercial Law and International Business Transactions, postdoctoral research fellow in the Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets at Columbia Law School, and Kauffman Legal Research Fellow at Columbia Law School. Professor Guseva holds an S.J.D. from Central European University (summa cum laude) and an LL.M. from Columbia University, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Publications

Articles, Essays, and Book Chapters

When the Means Undermine the End: The Leviathan of Securities Law and Enforcement in Digital-Asset Markets,” 5 The Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy 1 (lead article, peer-reviewed) (selected for presentation at the Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics)

"The SEC, Digital Assets, and Game Theory," 46 J. of Corp. Law 629 (2021) (selected for republication in 2022 Securities Law Review)

Crypto-Enforcement Around the World” (with Douglas Eakeley), 94 South. Calif. Law Rev. Postscript 99 (2021)

"A Conceptual Framework for Digital-Asset Securities: Tokens and Coins as Debt and Equity," 80 Md. Law Rev. 166 (2020)

“The SEC and Foreign Private Issuers: A Path to Optimal Public Enforcement,” 59 B.C. Law Rev. 2055 (2018) (reprinted in 2019 Securities Law Review § 5:2; competitively selected for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economics Association, 2018; the AALS Annual Meeting, Session “Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation” and Session “Crossing Borders,” 2018; the 34th Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics, 2017; and other conferences).

"Extraterritoriality of Securities Law Redux: Private Litigation Five Years After Morrison v. National Australia Bank," 2017 Colum. Bus. Law Rev. 199 (selected for presentation at the 9th Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop, 2017; ASIL Research Forum, 2016; ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group, 2016; the National Business Law Scholars Conference, University of Chicago Law School, 2016; and other venues).

"Destructive Collectivism: Dodd-Frank Coordination and Clearinghouses," 37 Cardozo Law Rev. 1693 (2016) (selected for presentation at the Corporate & Securities Litigation Workshop, 2015; ASIL Research Forum, 2015; International Symposium on Corporate Governance and Capital Markets, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2015).

Russian Capital Markets and Shareholder Litigation: Quo Vadis?” in Global Securities Litigation and Enforcement (Pierre-Henri Conac & Martin Gelter eds., Cambridge University Press 2019) (competitively selected for presentation at the Eleventh Annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop, 2016).

“KGB’s Legacy: Transplanting Efficient Financial Infrastructure without Efficiency,” 36 U. Pa. J. Int'l L. 525 (2015) (competitively selected for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the European Association of Law and Economics, 2014; the Annual Conference of the Italian Society of Law and Economics, Switzerland, 2013).

 “Cross-Listings and the New World of International Capital: Another Look at the Efficiency and Extraterritoriality of Securities Law,” 44 Geo. J. Int'l L. 411 (2013) (excerpted in J. Robert Brown, Jr., & Lisa L. Casey, Corporate Governance: Cases and Materials (2016)).    

 

Blogposts

"When the Means Undermine the Ends: The Leviathan of Securities Law and Enforcement in Digital-Asset Markets," Oxford Business Law Blog, October 21, 2021 (solicited contribution)

"The SEC, Digital Assets, and Game Theory," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, August 27, 2021

Securities Regulation in Cryptoasset Markets: A Cost-Benefit Analysis,” Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog,  January 4, 2021, (solicited contribution featuring The Leviathan of Securities Regulation in Crypto).

Crypto-Enforcement Around the World,” Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, November 24, 2020.

“The SEC and Foreign Corporations: A Path to Optimal Public Enforcement,” The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation,  September 30, 2018.

Securities Litigation Against Foreign Private Issuers,” Oxford Business Law Blog, September 21, 2018 (the post is based on Extraterritoriality of Securities Law Redux: Private Litigation Five Years After Morrison v. National Australia Bank, 2017 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 199, and The SEC and Foreign Corporations: A Path to Optimal Public Enforcement, 59 B.C. Law Rev. 2055 (2018)).

"Destructive Collectivism: Dodd-Frank Coordination and Clearinghouses," The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, January 31, 2018

 

Courses Taught
  • ACCT+FINSTATANALYSIS
  • ACCT+FINSTATANALYSIS
  • Financial Regulation & Innovation
  • Securities & Market Reg.
  • SECURITIES & MKT REG
  • TRANSACTIONAL COMPET
Expertise
  • Comparative Law
  • Digital Platforms
  • Corporations
  • Economics (Law &)
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Finance
  • Securities Litigation
  • Securities Regulation