Charles W. Mooney Jr.
Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law
Charles Mooney Jr. is a leading legal scholar in the fields of commercial law and bankruptcy law. His book Security Interests in Personal Property (with S. HARRIS, Foundation Press, 2d ed.
- Commercial Law
- International Trade
SECURITY INTERESTS IN PERSONAL PROPERTY (with S. HARRIS, Foundation Press, 2d ed. 1992; Supp. 1999; 3d ed. 2000; 4th ed. 2006; 5th ed. 2011; 6th ed. 2015).
OFFICIAL COMMENTARY TO THE UNIDROIT CONVENTION ON SUBSTANTIVE RULES FOR INTERMEDIATED SECURITIES (Oxford University Press 2012) (with Hideki Kanda, Luc Thevenoz & Stephane Beraud).
Articles and Book Chapters
Security Interests in Book-Entry Securities in Japan: Should Japanese Law Embrace Perfection by Control Agreement and Security Interests in Securities Accounts?, 37 U. PA. J. INT'L L. 761 (2017) (with Kumiko Koens).
When is a Dog's Tail Not a Leg?: A Property-Based Methodology for Distinguishing Sales of Receivables from Security Interests That Secure an Obligation, 82 U. CIN. L. REV. 1029 (2014) (with Steven L. Harris).
Private Law and the Regulation of Securities Intermediaries: Perspectives Under the Geneva Securities Convention and United States Law, 2010 UNIF. L. REV. 811.
Core Issues Under the UNIDROIT (Geneva) Convention on Intermediated Securities: Views From the United States and Japan, in INTERMEDIATED SECURITIES: LEGAL PROBLEMS AND PRACTICAL ISSUES 69 (Louise Gullifer & Jennifer Payne eds., Hart Publishing, 2010) (with Hideki Kanda).
The (UNIDROIT) Geneva Securities Convention on Intermediated Securities, 24 BUTTERWORTH’S J. INT’L BANKING & FIN. L. 596 (2009).
Property, Credit, and Regulation Meet Information Technology: Clearance and Settlement in the Securities Markets, 55 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 131 (1992) (issue devoted to "Technology and Commercial Law" for which Professor Mooney was special editor).
More publications can be found here.
Beyond Intermediation: A New (FinTech) Model for Securities Holding Infrastructures (August 15, 2019), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-32.
Intermediated Securities Holding Systems Revisited: A View Through the Prism of Transparency, in INTERMEDIATION AND BEYOND (L Gullifer & J Payne eds., Hart Publishing, forthcoming 2019) (with Thomas Keijser). (forthcoming 2019)
Global Standards for Securities Holding Infrastructures: A Soft Law/Fintech Model For Reform (January 14, 2019), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 19-05; MICH. J. INT'L L. (forthcoming). (forthcoming)
- Commercial Law and Uniform Commercial Code
- Bankruptcy Law
- Private International Law
- International Business Transactions
Penn Law - Associate Dean (2008-09); Charles A. Heimbold Jr. Professor of Law (2004- ); Professor (1990-2004); Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (1998-2000); Interim Dean (1999-2000); Associate Professor (1986-90)
University of Pennsylvania – Chair, Faculty Senate (2004-05)
Visiting Professor - University of Virginia; Georgetown; University of Tokyo; Waseda University
Shearman & Sterling, New York, New York - Partner (1981-86)
Crowe & Dunlevy, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - (1972-81); Partner/Director (1977-81)
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P. - Consultant (1994-2003)
Member - U.S. delegation for the UNIDROIT draft convention on intermediated securities, representing the government at international meetings in Rome and at intersessional meetings in Berne, Paris, Berlin, and Beijing.
Member, The American Law Institute (elected 1985).
Fellow, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (elected 1992).
American College of Bankruptcy: Fellow (elected 1997); At-Large Regent (2007-11); Director (2011 - Present)
Member, International Insolvency Institute (elected 2009)
Co-Reporter, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Drafting Committee for the Revision of Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 (Secured Transactions) (1993-99). (Received Distinguished Service Award (April, 2002), presented by the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, for "work in the creation and adoption of Revised Article 9").