The primary mission of Financial Poise™ is to provide reliable plain English business, financial, and legal education to individual investors, entrepreneurs, business owners, and executives, and to help trusted advisors do the same.
Robert N. Rapp is Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches Securities Regulation, Advanced Securities Regulation and Law, Theory and Practice in Financial Markets. He is a Retired Partner (1975-2017) in the Securities and Capital Markets Practice of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP Cleveland, Ohio. He was previously Distinguished Practitioner in Residence at the Cornell Law School. Bob’s contributions to legal scholarship include numerous published articles and papers addressing securities and financial market regulatory topics, many of which have been cited by state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He is the author of Blue Sky Regulation (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender), a definitive four-volume treatise on state securities regulation in the United States. A graduate of Case Western Reserve University (B.A., 1969) and the Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D., 1972), Bob also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Cleveland State University Ahuja College of Business (1989).