The Road Traveled: Assessing Dodd-Frank Five Years After the Crisis

The George Washington University Law School
Center for Law, Economics & Finance
Fifth Annual Financial Regulatory Reform Symposium

Thursday, October 31, 2013 | 8:30am–3:30pm
Jack Morton Auditorium 
George Washington University
21st Street N.W., Washington, D.C.



Thursday, October 31, 2013

7–8:15am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
Media and Public Affairs Building, 1st and 2nd Floors 
805 – 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

8:15–8:30am: Welcoming Remarks
Dean Gregory E. Maggs
Jack Morton Auditorium
Media and Public Affairs Building, 1st Floor

8:30–9:15 am Keynote Address
The Honorable Eugene A. Ludwig, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group, LLC; 27th U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (1993–1998)
Jack Morton Auditorium

9:20–11am: Panel Discussion One
“Global Systemically Important Banks: Too Big (and International) to Regulate?”
Jack Morton Auditorium

  • Panelists
    • Richard J. Osterman, Jr., Acting General Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, D.C.
    • Michael Helfer, Vice Chairman, Citigroup, Inc., New York, NY
    • Anna Gelpern, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
    • Paul Lee, Of Counsel Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY
  • Moderator
    • V. Gerard Comizio, Partner and Chair, Global Banking Practice Group Paul Hastings LLP, Washington, D.C.

11–11:10am: Coffee Break
Media and Public Affairs Building, 2nd Floor

11:10am–Noon: Keynote Address
The Honorable Thomas M. Hoenig, Vice Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Jack Morton Auditorium

Noon–1pm: Luncheon
The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, 3rd Floor 
800 – 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

1:10–2pm: Keynote Address
The Honorable Gary S. Gensler, Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Jack Morton Auditorium

2–3:30pm: Panel Discussion Two 
“The Future of Housing Finance: Finding a New Direction?”
Jack Morton Auditorium

  • Panelists:
    • Michael Fratantoni, Vice President, Single-Family Research and Policy Development, Mortgage Bankers Association
    • Tom Deutsch, Executive Director, American Securitization Forum
    • Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
    • Julia Gordon, Director, Housing Finance and Policy, Center for American Progress
    • Peter Carroll, Assistant Director, Office of Mortgage Markets, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Moderator
    • Laurence E. Platt, Partner, K&L Gates LLP

CLE credit may be available. Please see registration page here for more details.

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