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YLS Corporate Law Center Roundtable to assess impact of Dodd-Frank Act


Scholars, legal practitioners, members of the financial community and policymakers will meet at Yale Law School Friday, April 1, to assess the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on financial institutions, among other pressing questions related to the financial crisis.

The Weil, Gotshal and Manges Roundtable on Assessing Dodd-Frank is co-sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, the Yale Law and Business Society, and the Yale Journal on Regulation

The program runs from 9:45 a.m. to 4:05 p.m., and will consist of four discussions:
• Where are we in the financial crisis?
• What is the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on financial institutions?
• How should we manage the collapse in housing and the securitized mortgage market?
• What are the implications of the housing crisis for an economic recovery?

Panelists at the roundtable discussions will be: Viral V. Acharya, New York University Stern School of Business; John Geanakoplos, Yale University; Gary B. Gorton, Yale School of Management; Edward D. Herlihy, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; Thomas C. Baxter, Jr., Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Jeffrey N. Gordon, Columbia Law School; Randall D. Guynn, Davis Polk & Wardwell; Andrew Metrick, Yale School of Management; Christopher J. Mayer, Columbia Business School; Robert J. Shiller, Yale University; Susan M. Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School; Peter J. Wallison, American Enterprise Institute and Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission; H. Rodgin Cohen, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; Jonathan R. Macey, Yale Law School; Michael S. Barr, University of Michigan Law School and former U.S. Department of Treasury Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions; Eugene A. Ludwig, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group, LLC and former Comptroller of the Currency.

Additional support for this program was provided by the Robert Todd Lang ’47 Fund for the Study of Corporate and Commercial Law. 

You can see more information here.