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Securities Regulation (Fall 2019)

The research guides provides additional study aids and other useful information for those who take Securities Regulation course in Fall 2018.

Securities Regulation

In Securities Regulation class, you learn about explores the policies and techniques of state and federal investor protection, with emphasis on the distribution of securities by issuers and their affiliates. 


Professor Robert Rapp



Robert (Bob) N. Rapp is Senior Counsel with Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP in Cleveland. His practice concentration is financial market regulation and he is the Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the Case Western Reserve University of Law where he teaches Securities Regulation, Advanced Securities Regulation, and Law, Theory and Practice in Financial Markets. Bob is the author of Blue Sky Regulation, a comprehensive four-volume treatise on state securities law in the United States published by Lexis/Nexis Matthew Bender and is principal contributing author of Federal Securities Act of 1933 (another Matthew Bender Treatise).

Bob is widely published. His articles have appeared in numerous law journals and online publications. He and his work have been cited by the United States Supreme Court, many additional courts throughout the U.S. and in a variety of scholarly publications. Bob is a Cleveland State University Executive MBA Alumnus who received his BA and his JD from Case Western Reserve University.

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Professor Rapp’s Library Liaison: Andrew Dorchak

 Andrew Dorchak

Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.