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Virág Blazsek

Attorney
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Virág Blazsek earned her juris doctor degree from Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, Hungary and her PhD in International Business Law from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary (registered and accredited in the United States). In 2016-2017, she was a visiting scholar at Fordham University School of Law and Columbia Law School. In 2019, she earned an LLM in Business and Finance Law from the George Washington Law School in Washington, DC, where she served as a Buergenthal Schola

Biography

Before undertaking doctoral studies in 2014, Virág practiced corporate, investment, commercial, bankruptcy, antitrust and banking law at prestigious law firms and in the financial sector for 9 years. She also worked on international investment arbitration matters at Winston & Strawn in Paris, France. As an in-house counsel, she managed a team of 5-8 Attorneys for over 2 years.

Virág defended her doctoral dissertation summa cum laude in June 2018. She is the author of the book, BANKING BAILOUT LAW: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE UNITED STATES, UNITED KINGDOM AND THE EUROPEAN UNION (Routledge, U.K. & U.S., 2020), which is based on her dissertation. She was a Visiting Researcher at Fordham and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School in 2016-17. She also taught two interdisciplinary banking law courses at Budapest Business School in Spring 2018.

In 2018-19, Virág served as a Buergenthal Scholar at the George Washington University School of Law in Washington, D.C. She received a Pro Bono Service Award for having completed a 50-hour pro bono project at the D.C. Superior Court’s Landlord-Tenant Legal Resource Center.

Since August 2019, she has been working as an Attorney at a global pension fund’s investment office in New York, NY. She is most enthusiastic about sustainable finance and financial stability-related legal, regulatory, compliance and policy issues.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Banking and Finance Law; Bank bailouts; Bank resolution; Financial stability; Financial crisis; Monetary policy; Central Banks; Insolvency Law, Business Law; Investment Law

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