Arthur Laby is a Professor at Rutgers Law School, Co-Director of the Rutgers Center for Corporate Law and Governance, and formerly Assistant General Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Arthur teaches securities regulation, business organizations, mutual fund regulation, fiduciary law, and other courses. His research focuses on the regulation of investment advisers and broker-dealers, conflicts of interest, and the fiduciary relationship. Arthur is a frequent speaker in the United States and abroad and has published widely in the areas of financial services regulation and the fiduciary relationship. Arthur also has worked with prominent law firms on regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters. Before joining the Rutgers Law faculty, Arthur served for nearly ten years on the Securities and Exchange Commission staff. Among other activities, Arthur is a member of the American Law Institute, the Executive Committee of the American Association of Law Schools Section on Securities Regulation, the Academic Advisory Board of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, and the SEC Historical Society Board of Trustees. Arthur is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law, and magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.