Banking and Insurance in the 112th Congress
Panel I — Insurance
- 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
- Moderated by 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.
- Moderated by Mark Calabria, Director, Financial Regulation Studies, Cato Institute.
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Two panels will provide a preview of what the new Congress might hold for banking and insurance legislation. Will we see freer financial markets or more regulation? Can Dodd‐Frank be repealed? What is likely to happen to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? These and other questions will be addressed.