Jeremy Kress

Jeremy Kress

  • Assistant Professor of Business Law
Education
  • JD Harvard Law School 2010
  • MPP Harvard University 2010
  • BBA University of Michigan 2005

Contact Information

Phone
(734) 764-9181
Email
Room
R5454
Research

Jeremy Kress is an Assistant Professor of Business Law at Michigan Ross and Co-Faculty Director of the University of Michigan’s Center on Finance, Law & Policy. His research focuses on bank regulation, systemic risk, and financial stability. Professor Kress' written work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Northwestern University Law ReviewSouthern California Law ReviewFlorida Law Review, and Yale Journal on Regulation, among other journals.

Before entering academia, Professor Kress was an attorney in the banking regulation and policy group at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he drafted rules to implement the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III, and he advised the Board on the legal permissibility of bank mergers and acquisitions.

Professor Kress has testified before Congress and serves as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Education and Industry Forum on Financial Services Culture. He frequently comments on financial regulatory matters in the press. Professor Kress has been featured in media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Washington Post, Bloomberg News, NPR's Marketplace, Politico, Yahoo Finance, and American Banker. 

Professor Kress teaches Legal Issues in Finance & Banking at Michigan Ross, and he has taught Financial Regulation at Michigan Law School. He was named one of Poets & Quants’ “Top 50 Undergraduate Professors of 2020” and won Michigan Ross’ Neary Teaching Excellence Award in 2019.

Professor Kress graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Presidential Scholar. He holds a BBA from Michigan Ross. 

Authors
Kress, J.
Published Date
2020

Source

Yale Journal on Regulation
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
435-498
Authors
Kress, J. and Turk, M.
Published Date
2020

Source

Northwestern University Law Review
Volume: 
115
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
647-716
Authors
Kress, J., McCoy, P., and Schwarcz, D.
Published Date
2019

Source

Southern California Law Review
Volume: 
92
Issue: 
6
Pages: 
1455-1530
Authors
Kress, J.
Published Date
2019

Source

Minnesota Law Review
Volume: 
104
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
171-241
Authors
Kress, J.
Published Date
12/2018

Source

Stanford Law Review Online
Volume: 
71
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
171-182

Activities Are Not Enough!: Why Nonbank SIFI Designations Are Essential to Prevent Systemic Risk

Authors
Kress, J.; McCoy, P.; Schwarcz, D.
Published Date
2019

Source

Centre for International Governance Innovation
Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years After the Great Crash
Arner, D.; Avgouleas, E.; Busch, D.; Schwarcz, S