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Stuart Weinstein

Professor of Practice Informed Legal Education

Coventry Law School
College of Business and Law

Twitter: @WeinsteinStuart
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Professor Stuart Weinstein is an internationally recognised thought leader on legal risk management, governance and compliance and an expert on the impact of regulation on wholesale operations in the banking industry with an emphasis on post-trade settlement and custody industry, the role of central securities depositories and international central securities depositories in the intermediated securities chain, financial crime compliance (FCC) and transparency and the impact of regulatory reform on the global derivatives industry.

A practising solicitor and an attorney licensed in California, District of Columbia and New York, Professor Weinstein advises SWIFT, banks, regulatory bodies and trade associations on variety of financial services regulatory issues including conduct risk, market abuse and FCC.

Professor Weinstein was Head of Coventry Law School from September 2013 to December 2015 and now he focuses research, PhD supervision and commercial engagement.

Professor Weinstein practised as a lawyer in New York, California and served as General Counsel to the Daewoo Group of Companies in both Seoul and Los Angeles.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Williams College 1984;  
  • Juris Doctor Columbia University in the City of New York 1988; 
  • Master of Business Administration with Commendation University of Hertfordshire 2008

Professional Licences and Certifications

  • 2002-present, Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • 1992-present, Attorney-at-Law, California
  • 1991-present, District of Columbia, Inactive, non-practising status
  • 1989-present, Attorney, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, NY


Selected Outputs


  • LLM Oil Gas Energy – Legal Risk
  • MBA Cybersecurity – Cyber and Digital Law
  • SWUPL LLB – Introduction to US Legal System and Securities Law
  • LLM Dissertation Supervision
  • PhD Supervision

Areas of expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Financial Services and Banking Operations
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Cybersecurity
  • Compliance and Regulation
  • Corporate Governance
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University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023