Join the Center for Law, Economics and Finance for a symposium on the Role of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the Market with a special keynote address by Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen.
Location: Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
- Lisa Fairfax (GW Law)
10:15 -10:30 am: Break
Location: Kelly Lounge, front of Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
10:30 - 11:45am: Panel 2: Key Concerns Surrounding Systemic Risk Related to Instruments and Entities Impacted by the CFTC
Location: Jacob Burns Moot Courtroom
- Arthur Wilmarth (GW Law)
- Dan Berkowitz (Wilmer Hale)
- Michael Greenberger (Maryland)
- Gina-Gail Fletcher (Indiana)
- Anna Pinedo (Morrison & Foerster)
Noon - 1:30 pm: 2016 Manuel F. Cohen Lecture
Speaker: Commissioner Sharon Bowen
Location: Tasher Reading Room where Lunch will be served
More about the Manuel F. Cohen Memorial Lecture
The Cohen Lecture was created in 1979 to honor Manny Cohen, a leader in the field of securities law, a dedicated public servant, former chairman of the SEC, a legal scholar, and a teacher at the Law School for nearly two decades.
The memorial lectures have been presented by notable figures including: former Senator Bill Bradley; Rudolph W. Giulian, former NYC Mayor; Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; George F. Will, columnist; Mary Schapiro, former CEO of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; David Gergen, former Editor-At-Large of U.S. News & World Report; Donna Shalala, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; former Senator Paul Sarbanes; John W. Snow, former Secretary of the Treasury; Harvey J. Goldschmid, former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission; Harvey L. Pitt, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission; and David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.