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Jose Gabilondo

Associate Dean for Accreditation & ReportingProfessor of Law


Education & CV

  • J.D., University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law
  • B.A., Harvard University
Curriculum Vitae


  • Banking
  • Capital Markets & Securities
  • Corporate Finance
  • Critical Theory/Gender
  • Cuban Political Economy
  • Taxation
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Born in Santiago de Cuba, José Gabilondo joined the College of Law after working in financial market regulation at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the World Bank. He served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2009-2011. Professor Gabilondo teaches corporate finance, banking regulation, tax, and Profesión Jurídica Comparada, a Spanish-language course on foreign and comparative law. His scholarship focuses on financial markets and Cuba legal studies. He has presented at the Universities of Chicago, Buffalo, Havana, Columbia, Maryland, DePaul, Emory, Florida State, Georgetown, and Wake Forest, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, American University, Cuba’s Unión Nacional de Juristas, and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. His work has appeared in the Journal of Corporation Law, Wake Forest Law Review, Catalejos, Seton Hall Law Review, UNIjuris(Cuba), Maryland Journal of Business & Technology Law, and the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender, and Society, among others. He is the author of Bank Funding, Liquidity, and Capital Adequacy: A Law and Finance Approach and co-author of Corporate Finance: Debt, Equity, and Derivative Markets and their Intermediaries, in the American Casebook Series. He has been a featured speaker at meetings of the Latin American Law and Economics Association, the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, Organización Nacional de Bufetes Colectivos (Cuba), the American Society for International Law, the American Association of Law Schools, the Georgetown University Conference on Socio-Economics, Law and Society, the American Association of University Professors, LatCrit, and the Latin American Studies Association. He is a nationally recognized commentator in the Spanish-language media on financial and economic matters.

Professor Gabilondo is currently working on a book about business models for financial intermediation.