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James D. Cox

Co-Chair, Capital Markets Task Force

James D. Cox co-chairs BPC’s Capital Markets Task Force. He is the Brainerd Currie Professor of Law at Duke University, specializing in the areas of corporate and securities law.

Cox has published extensively in the areas of market regulation and corporate governance, and has testified before the House and Senate on insider trading, class actions, and market reform issues.

He was a former member of the New York Stock Exchange Legal Advisory Committee and the NASD legal advisory board, and is currently a member of the ABA committee on corporate laws and the standing advisory group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Before joining the Duke Law faculty in 1979, Cox taught at the law schools of Boston University, the University of San Francisco, the University of California, Hastings College of Law, and Stanford. He received degrees from Arizona State University, the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and Harvard Law School.