July 16, 2014 - July 17, 2014

After Dodd-Frank: The Future of Financial Markets

After Dodd-Frank: The Future of Financial Markets - Panel 1: Rethinking Systemic Risk: Does the Perception Still Exist That Some Institutions Are Too Big to Fail?

Featuring Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), Chairman, House Financial Services Committee; Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC), Member, House Financial Services Committee; Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee; Richard Kovacevich, Chairman Emeritus, Wells Fargo & Company; Tyler Cowen, General Director, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; Sharon Brown-Hruska, Vice President, National Economic Research Associates and Visiting Professor of Finance, Tulane University; John Coates, Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School; Daniel M. Gallagher, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Josh Rosner, Author, Reckless Endangerment, Graham Fisher & Co.; and more.

July 22, 2013

Growing Pains: Dodd-Frank’s Third Anniversary: Has It All Been Worth It?

Growing Pains: Dodd-Frank’s Third Anniversary: Has It All Been Worth It? - Luncheon Address

Jeremiah Norton, Director, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, James Donnellan, Vice President, Government Relations, Metlife Inc.; Tony Fratto, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary and Partner, Hamilton Place Strategies; Paul Atkins, Former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Michael Bright, Senior Financial Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Bob Corker; Marcus Stanley, Americans for Financial Reform; moderators Louise Bennetts, Associate Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute and Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

March 13, 2013

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Would a Financial Transaction Tax Affect Financial Market Activity?

Featuring George H. K. Wang , Professor of Finance, George Mason University; and Aaron Klein, Director, Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative, Bipartisan Policy Center; moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

September 25, 2012

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How?

Should Investment Advisers Be Regulated, and If So, How? - Panel 1: The Regulation of Investment Advice

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute; Hester Peirce, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; David Tittsworth, Executive Director, Investment Adviser Association; Paul Sherman, Attorney, Institute for Justice; Knut A. Rostad, President, Institute for the Fiduciary Standard; Harvey Pitt, Former Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform; Ron Rhoades, Assistant Professor, Alfred State College, SUNY College of Technology.

February 15, 2011

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Is Dodd-Frank Constitutional?

Featuring Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulatory Studies, Cato Institute; Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Former White House Counsel; Timothy R. McTaggart, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP, and former Delaware State Bank Commissioner; moderated by Ilya Shapiro, Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies, Cato Institute.

December 7, 2010

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress

Featuring [Robert Detlefsen], Vice President of Public Policy, National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies; [Lars Powell], Whitbeck-Beyer Chair of Insurance and Financial Services, University of Arkansas; [Lawrence H. Mirel], Partner, Wiley Rein LLP; [Stephen Pociask], Chief Economist, American Consumer Institute; [Eli Lehrer], Director, Center on Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, Heartland Institute; Panel II: Banking ; [Mark Oesterle], Chief Counsel for the Minority, U.S. Senate Banking Committee; [Joi Sheffield], Former Banking Counsel to Sen. Tim Johnson; [Bert Ely], Principal, Ely & Company, Inc.; [Mark Calabria], Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

November 18, 2009

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

The Role of the Community Reinvestment Act in the Financial Crisis

Featuring Edward Pinto, Mortgage Consultant and former Chief Credit Officer at Fannie Mae; Hon. Bruce Morrison, Former Congressman and Former Chair, Federal Housing Finance Board; Robert Litan, Vice President for Research and Policy, Kauffman Foundation and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Mark Stamm, Principal, Stamm Mortgage Management; and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

November 12, 2009

Too Big To Save? How to Fix The U.S. Financial System

Too Big To Save? How to Fix The U.S. Financial System

Featuring the author, Robert Pozen, Chairman, MFS Investment Management; with comments by Kenneth E. Bentsen Jr., Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association; and Phillip Swagel, Professor, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University. Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.

June 24, 2009

Bringing Transparency to the Federal Reserve

Bringing Transparency to the Federal Reserve

Featuring Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX); with comments by Gilbert Schwartz, Partner, Schwartz & Ballen LLP, Former Associate General Counsel, Federal Reserve; and Bert Ely, President, Ely & Company, Inc. Moderated by Mark Calabria Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.