Heather Hughes

American University - Washington College of Law

Professor

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Understanding the Securitization of Worker Remittances

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-39
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2011
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 629 (50,042)

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remittances, securitization, remittance-backed bond, structured finance, development

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Student Loan Derivatives: Improving on Income-Based Approaches to Financing Law School

61 Villanova Law Review 99 (2016)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2016
Benjamin M. Leff and Heather Hughes
American University Washington College of Law and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 176 (201,908)
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Income-Share Agreements, Human Capital Contracts, Higer Education Financing, Law School, Taxation, Derivatives

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Enabling Investment in Environmental Sustainability

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 120 (274,744)

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secured transactions, environmental law, commercial law

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Aesthetics of Commercial Law - Domestic and International Implications

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2007, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2007
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
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commercial law, aesthetics, UCC, secured transactions

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Counterintuitive Thoughts on Legal Scholarship and Secured Transactions

Buffalo Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 3
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 22 May 2008
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 117 (279,853)

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legal scholarship, secured transactions, continental philosophy

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Financial Product Complexity, Moral Hazard, and the Private Law

20 Stan. J. L. Bus. & Fin. 179 (2015), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2015-6
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 116 (281,556)

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financial regulation, property law, moral hazard

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Blockchain and the Future of Secured Transactions Law

3 Stanford Journal of Blockchain Law & Policy (2020), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2020-01
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2020
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 104 (303,776)
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blockchain, smart contracts, security interests, secured transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Article 9, asset partitioning, entity law, private law, property, contract

8.

Property and the True-Sale Doctrine

19 U. Pa. J. Bus. L., 2017, Forthcoming, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2017
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
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securitzation, true-sale doctrine, commercial law, property, accounting standards

9.

Derivatives Traders Do What, Again? (Book Review)

30 Journal of Law and Commerce 203 (2012), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 May 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2012
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 88 (338,230)

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financial regulation

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Creditors' Imagined Communities and the Unfettered Expansion of Secured Lending

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 70 (386,084)

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uniform commercial code, commercial law, secured transactions, securitization

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Securitization and Suburbia

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 359, 2011, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-20
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2012
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 57 (428,531)
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finance, land use, securitization, secured transactions, environmental impact

12.

The Complex Implications of Fintech for Financial Inclusion

84 Law and Contemporary Problems 113 (2021)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 46 (474,699)

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blockchain, financial regulation, financial inclusion, fintech, property, contract, uniform commercial code, commercial law, secured transactions

13.

Non-Party Interests in Closing Opinion Letters

American University Business Law Review, Vol. 3, No. 1, 183
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 22 (595,366)

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financial transaction, transactional law, third party, business law, transactional lawyers, commercial finance

14.

Designing Effective Regulation for Blockchain-based Markets

Journal of Corporation Law (forthcoming 2021)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2021
Heather Hughes
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 19 (622,128)

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blockchain, financial regulation, asset tokenization, smart contracts, contract, property