Bernard Sharfman

Bernard Sharfman

Senior Corporate Governance Fellow, Research Fellow, and Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, RealClearFoundation, Law & Economics Center at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, and Journal of Corporation Law

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Corporations, Securities & Antitrust • Law & Economics • Politics • Separation of Powers

Bernard Sharfman is a Senior Corporate Governance Fellow at the RealClearFoundation, a research fellow with the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, a member of the Journal of Corporation Law’s editorial advisory board.

Mr. Sharfman has written extensively on corporate law and governance and securities regulation. His current working papers include “The Ascertainable Standards that Define the Boundaries of the SEC's Rulemaking Authority” and “The Ascertainable Standards that Guide and Limit the Surface Transportation Board's Authority over the Railroads.”   

Mr. Sharfman has written numerous comment letters to the SEC.  His op-eds have been published in RealClearMarkets, the Wall Street Journal, the National Review, and the Business Insider.  His blog posts can be found on ProMarket, the Oxford Business Law Blog, the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog, and Duke Law School's FinReg Blog. Mr. Sharfman has refereed corporate governance articles for the Stanford Law Review and the Yale Law Journal.  

Mr. Sharfman, a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2000), was an Executive Editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics and a recipient of the Saint Thomas More Award.



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