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Felix B.  Chang


Felix B. Chang

Associate Professor of Law | Co-Director, Corporate Law Center


BA, Yale University
JD, University of Michigan Law School

Areas of Interest

  • Antitrust
  • Comparative Law
  • Financial Institutions
  • Trusts and Estates

Professor Chang’s scholarship focuses on financial reform, particularly the intersections of financial regulation and antitrust. In this area, he has written on bank tying activities, derivatives clearinghouses, and the balance between antitrust and regulation after Dodd-Frank.

Professor Chang also works in comparative law and trusts and estates. Here he has written on the parallels between Roma inclusion and the U.S. Civil Rights movement, as well as the redistributive potential of legal rules in trusts and estates.

At the College of Law, Professor Chang serves as Co-Director of the Corporate Law Center and Director of the Business Law Concentration. Previously, he directed the Institute for the Global Practice of Law, which designed training programs for attorneys from around the world.

In 2014, Professor Chang received the Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. He teaches business-related course, as well as trusts and estates.


Asymmetries in the Generation and Transmission of Wealth,78 Ohio St. L.J. __ (forthcoming)(Reviewed in JOTWELL, Nov. 9, 2017)

Second-Generation Monopolization: Parallel Exclusion in Derivatives Markets, 2016 Colum. Bus. L. Rev. 657 (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)

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-Ninth Annual Corporate Law Symposium: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Modern Enterprise, 85 U. Cin. L. Rev. 347 (2017)

Foreword: Twenty-Eighth Annual Corporate Law Symposium: Rethinking Compliance, 84 U. CIN. L. REV. (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
  • Securities Regulation
  • Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates & Future Interests