Nizan Geslevich Packin

Dr. Nizan Geslevich Packin

  • Financial Regulation
  • Consumer Protection
  • Business Law
  • Tech Policy
  • FinTech
  • Privacy
  • Business Ethics


Chapters in Books

  • Children in the securities markets: the wrong kind of financial inclusion” in YOLO Capitalism: Perspectives on Retail Investors in Modern Financial Markets (Usman W. Chohan, Sven Van Kerckhoven ed., Routledge Press (2022 – forthcoming).
  • Book Chapter: Algorithmic Analysis of Social Behavior for Profiling, Ranking, and Assessment in Cambridge Handbook on the Law of Algorithms Woodrow Barfield & Ugo Pagallo ed., Cambridge Press, (2020) (with Yafit Lev Aretz)
  • Book Chapter: Learning Algorithms and Discrimination In RESEARCH HANDBOOK OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND (with Yafit lev Aretz) (2018) LAW (Woodrow Barfield & Ugo Pagallo eds.)
  • “Big Data, Alternative Credit and Underserved Populations” (with Yafit Lev-Aretz) in Electronic Payments in the 21st Century, ABA Publishing, Edward A. Morse, Editor (2017) (with Yafit Lev Aretz)).

Literature Review

  • A Review of “Banking Regulation in Israel. Prudential Regulation versus Consumer Protection,” by Ruth Plato-Shinar, published by Wolters Kluwer, in The Banking and Finance Law Review (2018).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Economics (BA), University of Haifa (2005).
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLM) Columbia University New York City (2007).
  • Doctor of Laws (SJD), Faculty of Law, University of Pennsylvania (2014).
  • Visiting Researcher, Annenberg School of Communication, University of Pennsylvania (2015).
  • Researcher at the Forum for Leading Cyber ​​Policy, Center for Global Legal Challenges in the Faculty of Law, Yale University (2020-2021).


  1. Policing banks’ ‘conduct risk’ should be a formalized regulatory duty, American Banker, August 17, 2023 (With Srinivas Nippani)
  2. Automation’s Hidden Costs: The Case Against A Paywalled Human Touch, Forbes, May 22, 2023
  3. When VCs Benefit From FDIC Funds: Examining The Implications, Forbes, Jun 23, 2023
  4. FTX Is On Fire, ButWhere Is Its “Break The Glass” Plan?,Forbes, Nov. 17, 2022.
  5. Protecting Our ChildrenIn Cyberspace: What Are We Missing?,Forbes, Nov. 10, 2022.
  6. Artificial Intelligence Products Cannot Be Moral Agents. TheTech Industry Must Be Held Responsible For What It Develops, Toronto Star,Aug. 7, 2022, with Ori Freiman.
  7. Bankruptcy and Crypto, Forbes,Jul 15, 2022.
  8. The Robot Are Coming and WeNeed to Change the Rules For Them?, Calcalist, July 5, 2022, withOri Freiman .(Heb.)
  9. When Crypto Crashes Is It the Government’s Job to Stabelize?, Globes, June 2, 2022, with Moran Koren (Heb.)
  10. Regulation by Enforcement and Crypto Assets, Forbes, Feb. 8, 2022.
  11. 8. The Challenges and Risks: ADigital Shekel on the Blockchain?, Globes, August 8 2, 2021, withMoran Koren & Hadar Jabotinsky (Heb.)
  12. It’s Time For The CFPB To Empower Consumers With Their Data,?, Forbes, July 26, 2021.
  13. 2. Securities Trading For Children: Sound Investment Education Or An Early Gambling Addiction?, Forbes, June 8, 2021.
  14. Banking And Societal Impact — It’s Time To Step It Up!, Forbes, May 2, 2021.
  15. Antitrust Is Back: A Q&A With The Experts, Forbes, Dec. 14, 2020.
  16. Will A COVID-19 Vaccine Inoculate FinTech Startups Or Lead To Their Demise?, Forbes, Dec. 11, 2020.
  17. Restructuring America’s Plans, Forbes, May 17, 2020.
  18. We Need Ethical Banking In The Era Of COVID-19, Forbes, April 25, 2020.
  19. Let Fintech Help Jumpstart the Economy!, Forbes, April 9, 2020.
  20. Show Me The (Data About The) Money! What You Didn’t Know About Data Aggregation Can Hurt You, Forbes, January 27, 2020.
  21. Social Credit: Much More Than Your Traditional Financial Credit Score Data, Forbes, December 13, 2019.
  22. Beware the Hazards of Robo Advisors, BottomLineInc, December 16, 2019.
  23. Why Investors Should Be Wary of Automated Advice, Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2019.
  24. Big Banks Vs. Silicon Valley Startups: Whose Customer Financial Data Is It Anyway?, Forbes, April 19, 2019.
  25. Is RegTech The Answer To Corporate Governance And Risk Management Issues?, Forbes, February 8, 2019.
  26. Why We Still Want Humans, And Not (Just) Robots, To Invest Our Money, Forbes, December 18, 2018.
  27. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But That May Be Where Big Tech Is Heading, Forbes, November 16, 2018.
  28. Where Is Donald Trump Headed on Financial Regulations? Op-Ed, Newsday, January 19, 2017.
  29. Don’t Let Facebook Likes Sway Credit Decisions, Op-Ed, American Banker, June 17, 2016, with Yafit Lev-Aretz.
  30. Facebook & Google’s Next Step: Financial Services, Op-Ed, Calcalist Israeli Daily, March 3, 2016 with Yafit Lev-Aretz.(Heb.)

Podcasts & Other Publications:

  1. The End of Crypto?, Hatzolelet, Globes, Dcember 2022.
  2. Are Cryptoassets Really Cryptic?, Zicklin Talks Business, Webinar Series, December 14, 2021.
  3. The New Globalisation, Future Tense podcast, ABC News Australia, November 22, 2021.
  4. The Business Scholarship Podcast – “Financial and Corporate Regulation in the Biden Administration,” December 2020, at
  5. Wisconsin Law Review – Forward, PODCAST EPISODE, The Legal Impact of COVID-19, at
  6. The Academic (AKA The Sub0 Podcast), Season 1, Ep. 23, March 9, 2020, at
  7. Financial Technology & Regulation, Season 1, Ep. 288, Ipse Dixit (a podcast on legal scholarship. Each episode of Ipse Dixit features a different guest discussing their scholarship), June 27, 2019, at
  8. Zicklin Spotlight: Professor Nizan Geslevich Packin, August 5, 2019, (a Zicklin School of Business series on professors’ scholarship. Each episode features different professors discussing their scholarship), at