Agenda

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

Michael K. Young Faculty Conference Center
716 20th Street NW, fifth floor

8:00-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast



8:30 -8:45 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks

Frederick M. Lawrence, Dean and Robert Kramer Research Professor of Law, George Washington University

Lawrence E. Mitchell,
Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law, George Washington University

8:45 -9:30 a.m.
The 28th Annual Manuel F. Cohen Memorial Lecture
 

David M. Rubenstein, Founder and Chairman, The Carlyle Group

9:30– 11:15 a.m.
Historical Context

Robert Bruner, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia

Sean D. Carr, Director, Batten Institute of Corporate Innovation Programs, University of Virginia

Maury Klein, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Rhode Island

Kenneth A. Snowden, Jr., Associate Professor, Department of Economics, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Richard Sylla, Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets and Professor of Economics, New York University

moderated by Lisa Fairfax, Professor of Law and Director, Business Law Program, University of Maryland

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Break

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Financial Regulation and Accounting Part I

James Fanto, Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School

Patricia A. McCoy, George J. & Helen M. England Professor of Law, University of Connecticut School of Law

Heidi Mandanis Schooner, Professor, Columbus School of Law. Catholic University of America

David Arthur Skeel, S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

moderated by Michael Abramowicz, Professor of Law, George Washington University

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Luncheon

2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Financial Regulation and Accounting Part II
 

Edward I. Altman, Max L. Heine Professor of Finance, NYU Stern School of Business

Henry T. C. Hu, Allan Shivers Professor of Law of Banking and Finance, The University of Texas School of Law

Donald C. Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Jonathan R. Macey, Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law, Yale Law School

Frank Partnoy, Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law

moderated by William W. Bratton, Jr., Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

3:45– 5:45 p.m.
Global Implications

Robert B. Ahdieh, Professor of Law and Director, Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance, Emory Law

Anna Gelpern, Associate Professor of Law, Rutgers School of Law - Newark

Joseph McCahery, Professor of Corporate Governance and Business Innovation, Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics, University of Amsterdam

Jay R. Ritter, Professor of Finance, University of Florida

Steven L. Schwarcz, Stanley A. Star Professor of Law & Business, Duke University School of Law

Michael Waibel, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge University

David Zaring, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

moderated by Lawrence A. Cunningham, Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor of Law, George Washington University

5:45 p.m.
Reception

SATURDAY, APRIL 4

8:00-9:00 a.m., Tasher Great Room
Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 a.m.
Financial Regulatory Reform

H. Rodgin Cohen, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP    

Charles Geisst, Professor of Finance, Manhattan College

W. Russell Ramsey, Chairman and CEO, Ramsey Asset Management

Heather Slavkin, Senior Legal and Policy Advisor, AFL-CIO Office of Investment

Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Arthur E. Wilmarth, Jr., Professor of Law, George Washington University

moderated by Gregory Maggs, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, George Washington University

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Roundtable on Securities Regulation Reform

James D. Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law

Harvey J. Goldschmid, Dwight Professor of Law, Columbia University School of Law and former Commissioner, SEC

Edward Labaton, Senior Partner, Labaton Sucharow

Irving Meyer Pollack, Of Counsel, Fulbright and Jaworski, Former Commissioner and Director of the Divisions of Enforcement and Market Regulation for the SEC

Stanley J. Sporkin, former Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Former Division of Enforcement, SEC

moderated by Theresa A. Gabaldon, Lyle T. Alverson Professor of Law, George Washington University

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Luncheon

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.
Roundtable on the Significance of the Panic

Dennis K. Berman, Deputy Bureau Chief of Money and Finance, The Wall Street Journal

Rob Cox, U.S. Editor, Breakingview

Daniel Gross, Senior Editor, Newsweek

Jesse Eisinger, Senior Writer, Condé Nast Portfolio

William Handorf, Professor of Finance, School of Business, George Washington University

Floyd Norris, Chief Financial Correspondent, The New York Times

Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

moderated by Jeffrey Rosen, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

3:15 p.m.
Concluding Remarks

Lawrence E. Mitchell, Theodore Rinehart Professor of Business Law, George Washington University


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