C-LEAF Events

The Center for Law, Economics & Finance hosts events from time to time. Check back for new events.

Past Events

Borrowed Time: Citibank, Moral Hazard, and the Too Big to Fail Myth

Join the Center for Law, Economics and Finance as they host Visiting Scholar Vernon McKinley, JD '95, to discuss his forthcoming book on Citibank

The Role of Directors in Reputation Risk

The Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR) and the Center for Law, Economics and Finance (C-LEAF) are pleased to announce the next program in t

Did U.S. Housing Policy Cause the 2008 Financial Crisis?

Join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance for a panel discussion on the origin of the 2008 Financial Crisis.

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Brexit: What Does It Mean for the United States?

With the Presidential elections just a few weeks away, join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance and the

Is Corporate Governance Common Sense?

Join the Institute for Corporate Responsibility (ICR) and the Center for Law, Economics and Finance for the next program in their ongoing series

Sports Law & Entrepreneurship Conference

The global sports industry is a market in which individuals, businesses, and organizations produce, promote, or organize any activity or business focused on sports.

FinTech Forum - Silicon Valley

Financial Technology, or FinTech, refers to a spectrum of technology innovations and startups that demonstrate disruptive potential in applications, processes, products, or business models in the f

Banking Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

White Collar Crime Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Corporate Transactions Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Private Equity Law Workshop

The George Washington University Law School’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Workshop

GW Law’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law firms and financial institutions in N

Capital Markets & Initial Public Offerings Workshop

GW Law’s Business and Finance Law Summer Workshops provide our students with unparalleled access to prominent law firms and financial institutions in N

The Race for Skilled Foreign Talent and its Impact on U.S. Immigration Policy and the World

Immigration is a prominent topic this election season, and April 1 is the first day the U.S.

Regulating Governance in the Public Interest

Join the Center for Law, Economics & Finance as they host Professor Steven L. Schwarcz of Duke University Law School.

FinTech Forum: The Convergence of Finance, Technology, and the Law

The Center for Law, Economics and Finance hosted its first FinTech Forum: The Convergence of Finance, T

David Falk: From GW Grad to Managing Michael Jordan

Join the Center for Law, Economics and Finance as they host David Falk (JD '75) during his launch of the Falk Academy of Management and Entrepren

Federal Reserve Centennial Series Finale Conference

The fourth in a series of symposia on the Federal Reserve and the nation’s banking system, this program focused on the Fed’s important role in regulating and supervising the nation’s largest banks and financial institutions and its expanded role in monitoring the banking system and systematically important financial institutions under the Dodd-Frank Law.

Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values

What will happen to Berkshire Hathaway when Warren Buffett is no longer around?

Five Years On, Learning Lehman's Lessons from the Panic of 2008: Are We Better Prepared for the Next Financial Crisis?

On September 12, 2013, Senator Elizabeth Warren and a panel of experts discussed lessons learned from Lehman Brothers' collapse, Wall Street's unprecedented lobbying campaign against new regulations mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act to make our financial markets stronger, and further steps that are needed to protect Main Street and U.S. taxpayers from Wall Street's risk-taking and the potential threat of additional government bailouts.