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Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosts the Markets and the Hill (MATH) Briefing Series on Capitol Hill

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July 02, 2013
Each month, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosts the Markets and the Hill (MATH) Briefing Series on Capitol Hill in conjunction with the Milken Institute. The series features panel discussions on a variety of critical policy and regulatory issues related to financial markets. Discussions are targeted at the senior congressional staffers who work on these issues, affording them the opportunity to pose questions to experts from industry, government, and academia. Recent topics have included the JOBS Act, exchange traded funds, Basel III capital requirements, and cyber security in financial services.

Professors Sandeep Dahiya, Brad Jensen, Reena Aggarwal, Rohan Williamson, James Angel, and Pietra Rivoli have participated as panelists. The most recent installment of the MATH Briefing Series was held Tuesday, June 25, 2013, on capital access and new tools for start-ups and small businesses. Chris Brummer, professor of law, Georgetown University; Daniel Gorfine, director of financial markets policy and legal counsel, Milken Institute; Benjamin Miller, co-founder, Fundrise; and Peter Williams, president and CEO, ACE Group Inc., spoke at the event. For additional information about on the series, click here.