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Professor Schmitz Publishes Chapter in Book about The Diesel Emissions Scandal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has published a chapter, “Enforcing Consumer and Capital Markets Law in the United States,” in a new book: Enforcing Consumer and Capital Market Law – The Diesel Emissions Scandal (Beate Gsell and Thomas M.J. Möllers eds. 2020). This chapter is part of a book that is an international and intradisciplinary work. On the example of one…

Professor Schmitz provides commentary in new book about decentralized justice

Prof. Amy J. Schmitz provided an interview and commentary that has been published in a book about how decentralized justice on the blockchain is revolutionizing how we view conflict management. In a chapter, “Towards a Global Online Dispute Resolution Platform: Amy Schmitz and The New Handshake,” Professor Schmitz provides her inspiration and ideas related to creating a global online dispute…

Professor Schmitz speaks at AALS Annual Meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was a selected speaker at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Her presentation “Ending (or Starting) Trade Wars through Blockchain” was for the session on Commercial and Consumer Law, co-sponsored by Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services. Professor Schmitz also was renamed to the executive committee of the AALS Section on…

Professor Schmitz to be a panelist at AALS annual meeting

Professor Amy J. Schmitz has been invited to be a panelist at the 2020 Association of American Law School’s annual meeting in Washington, DC. The panel, Commercial Law in the Digital Age, is co-sponsored by the Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services and the Commercial and Consumer Law sections. The panel will consider how technology is transforming commercial transactions, and…

Professor Schmitz: ‘How to Complain and Get Results’

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed, and provided ideas and advice, for a column, “How to Complain and Get Results,” in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which is a leading finance magazine that is available in print and online at https://www.kiplinger.com/article/credit/T037-C000-S002-how-to-compain-and-get-results.html (Aug. 29, 2019). Professor Schmitz, as a consumer law expert, provided tips and tricks for obtaining assistance for consumer problems. The…

Professor Schmitz Presents at Dispute Resolution Conference in California

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented twice at the Pepperdine Law School Straus Institute’s conference, “Appreciating Our Legacy and Engaging the Future,” in Malibu, Calif., June 17-19.  Professor Schmitz discussed MU Law’s new online LL.M. in Dispute Resolution, and her course “Dispute Resolution in the Digital Age” as part of a plenary panel  on “Engaging the Real World: Globalization and the Technological…

Professor Schmitz to Present at Consumer Law Conference in Germany

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will present at a conference in Augsburg, Germany, May 23-24 on “Enforcing Consumer and Capital Market Law in Europe.” The conference will focus on international comparative analysis of the instrument and mechanisms to enforce consumer laws. Professor Schmitz will speak about enforcement in the United…

Professor Schmitz to Present at the University of Munich

Professor Amy J. Schmitz will discuss “Crafting Remedy Systems to Address Consumer Deception” as a special guest presenter at the University of Munich in Munich, Germany, May 20-21. She will discuss enforcement mechanisms currently used for addressing deception like we saw in the VW emissions scandal, otherwise known as “Dieselgate.” Her talk will include explanation of class actions and shareholder…

Professor Schmitz Interviewed by Bottom Line Personal

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed by Bottom Line Personal to provide insights on consumer issues, and to weigh in on the biggest mistakes that people make in their financial lives. In the article, “5 Money Mavens Reveal Their Most Memorable Mistakes,” Professor Schmitz unveils her own mistake in buying a house for the wrong reasons, overly focusing on conventional…

Professor Schmitz Interviewed for Consumer Newsletter

Professor Amy J. Schmitz was interviewed for a feature article, “Secrets of Getting What You Want When You Complain to Customer Service,”  which appeared in both the print and online publication of Bottom Line Personal. For her part, Professor Schmitz provided ideas and advice for consumers seeking to obtain remedies. She based these ideas on many years of researching consumer…