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AGEP Fifth Annual Public Policy Institute on Financial Services

Event Date: Wednesday, April 29 to Friday, May 1, 2015

Location: George Mason University School of Law,3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Program Description: This program will explore several major issues at the forefront of financial services regulation and litigation, with a particular focus on issues of interest to states. The first day will begin day with foundational lectures on lessons learned from the financial crisis and understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its unintended consequences, followed by a more detailed discussion surrounding Dodd-Frank’s 5th anniversary. Other foundational lectures will highlight the role of debt collection in the ecosystem of consumer credit and the regulation of student lending in higher education. Panels will include topics such as pre-dispute arbitration clauses, consumer protection and financial services, and the evolving worlds of mobile banking, digital wallets, and virtual currencies.

 

Agenda

 

WHAT THE MOST RECENT FINANCIAL CRISIS SHOULD TEACH US

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



THE ROLE OF DEBT COLLECTION IN THE ECOSYSTEM OF CONSUMER CREDIT

Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
 



REFLECTIONS ON THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DODD-FRANK ACT

Christopher M. Paridon, Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Alex J. Pollock, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Heidi Mandanis Schooner, Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America
Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason  University School of Law
Moderator: The Honorable Gregory F. Zoeller, Attorney General of Indiana 
 



THE FINANCIAL CRISIS: WHY THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM HAS IT ALL WRONG

Richard M. Kovacevich
, Chairman Emeritus, Wells Fargo & Company
 



WHO SHOULD REGULATE PRE-DISPUTE ARBITRATION CLAUSES?

Karla Gilbride
, Staff Attorney, Public Justice
Christopher R. Drahozal, John M. Rounds Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, University of Kansas School of Law
Jason S. Johnston, Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable Foundation Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Archis Parasharami, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Moderator: The Honorable Samuel S. Olens, Attorney General of Georgia  
 



CONSUMER PROTECTION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

David M. Skanderson
, Vice President, Financial Economics, Charles River Associates
Jonathan L. Pompan, Partner, Venable LLP 
Lauren K. Saunders, Associate Director, National Consumer Law Center
Moderator: The Honorable Joseph A. Foster, Attorney General of New Hampshire 
 



UNDERSTANDING THE DODD-FRANK ACT AND ITS (UNINTENDED) CONSEQUENCES

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



HIGHER EDUCATION, STUDENT LENDING, AND THE REGULATORY STATE

Todd J. Zywicki
, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
 



THE EVOLVING WORLDS OF MOBILE BANKING, DIGITAL WALLETS, AND VIRTUAL  CURRENCIES

Jeffrey A. Tassey
, Principal, Tassey and Associates
Brian Russell, Senior Vice President, Payment and Transit Mobile Security, Giesecke & Devrient America, Inc.
Obrea O. Poindexter, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Kelvin Chen, Attorney Advisor, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Moderator: The Honorable Lawrence G. Wasden, Attorney General of Idaho 
 


 

For More Information, Contact: AGEP
703.993.9964
AGEP@gmu.edu