July 19, 2019

What’s Next for Venezuela?

Featuring Luis Almagro, Secretary General, Organization of American States; joining by Skype, María Corina Machado, National Coordinator, Vente Venezuela; Pedro Urruchurtu, Political Science Professor, Universidad Central de Venezuela; moderated by Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute.

June 12, 2019

Financial Inclusion: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Financial Inclusion: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation - Welcome and Keynote Address: Competition and Financial Inclusion

Featuring Chairman Jelena McWilliams, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Deputy Director Brian Johnson, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Barry Wides, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Tracy Basinger, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Lydia Beyoud, Bloomberg Law; Thomas P. Brown, Paul Hastings LLP; Jotaka Eaddy, LendUp; Rob Morgan, American Bankers Administration; George Selgin, Cato Institute; Steven Smith, Finicity; Diego Zuluaga, Cato Institute; Todd Zywicki, George Mason University and Cato Institute; Rodney Hood, Chairman, National Credit Union Association; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

January 17, 2019

Promoting Fintech Innovation and Consumer Choice: The Role of Regulatory Sandboxes

Promoting Fintech Innovation and Consumer Choice: The Role of Regulatory Sandboxes

Featuring Paul Watkins, Director of the Office of Innovation, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Conan French, Senior Advisor for Innovation and Fintech, Institute for International Finance; Eric Mogilnicki, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Cato Institute’s Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives; moderated by Todd Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School and Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.

January 15, 2019

Macro Musings LIVE: Selgin on the Fed’s Experimental Monetary Framework

Macro Musings LIVE: Selgin on the Fed’s Experimental Monetary Framework

Featuring David Beckworth, Director, Program on Monetary Policy, Mercatus Center at George Mason University; George Selgin, Author, Floored!: How a Misguided Fed Experiment Deepened and Prolonged the Great Recession, and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

September 24, 2018

Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts, and Bailouts at Citi

Featuring the authors James Freeman, Assistant Editor, Editorial Page, Wall Street Journal; and Vern McKinley, Visiting Scholar, The George Washington University Law School; with comments by Christy Ford Chapin, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Gary H. Stern, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and author of Too Big to Fail; moderated by George Selgin, Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

September 12, 2018

Fintech Unbound: The Cato Summit on Financial Regulation

Featuring Hester Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Balaji Srinivasan, Chief Technology Officer, Coinbase; Paul Watkins, Director, Office of Innovation, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Barry Wides, Deputy Comptroller for Community Affairs, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency; Gerry Tsai, Director of Applications and Fintech, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Spencer Bogart, Partner, Blockchain Capital LLC; John Collins, Partner, FS Vector; Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute; Lydia Mashburn, Managing Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Richard Neiman, Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs, LendingClub; Andrea O’Sullivan, Coauthor of Bitcoin: A Primer for Policymakers; Jay Reinemann, Partner, Propel Venture Partners; Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple; Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; J.W. Verret, Associate Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University.

July 24, 2018

Should Cryptocurrencies Be Regulated like Securities?

Should Cryptocurrencies Be Regulated like Securities?

Featuring Diego Zuluaga, Policy Analyst, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute; Brian Knight, Director of the Program on Financial Regulation and Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center; moderated by Matt Weibel, Director of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.

May 10, 2018

Marijuana: An Unbanked Industry

Marijuana: An Unbanked Industry

Featuring the filmmaker Matt Wood, Director, Film and Photography, The Federalist Society; with comments by Julie A. Hill, Professor, University of Alabama School of Law; John Hudak, Deputy Director, Center for Effective Public Management, and Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; and Jeffrey Miron, Director, Economic Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by George Selgin, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute.

November 16, 2017

35th Annual Monetary Conference

35th Annual Monetary Conference - Welcoming Remarks & Keynote Address

Featuring Loretta J. Mester, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY), Chairman, House Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Trade; John B. Taylor, Stanford University; Charles I. Plosser, Former President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution; Eswar S. Prasad, Cornell University; Judy Shelton, Author, Money Meltdown: Restoring Order to the Global Currency System; Martin Feldstein, Harvard University; J. Huston McCulloch, New York University; Gunther Schnabl, Leipzig University; Lawrence H. White, George Mason University; William D. Lastrapes, University of Georgia; David Dollar, Brookings Institution; Norbert Michel, Director, Center for Data Analysis, The Heritage Foundation.