U.S. Global and Financial Reform Conference to be Held Oct. 25-26

October 19, 2010

Keynote Speakers include Donald Kohn, Neil Wolin, and Jill Sommers
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and PwC US are co-hosting a U.S. and Global Financial Reform Conference where government leaders, business executives, policymakers, regulators, and academics will discuss the challenges and opportunities of domestic and global financial reform in the regulatory landscape. Topics include:
  • New consumer protection regulations and regulation of credit cards, mortgages, and consumer financial services;
  • Oversight of banks and non-bank financial companies and the "systemically important" designation;
  • Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force and related topics, including insider trading; bank, mortgage, and lending fraud; money laundering; financial fraud; market manipulation; FCPA; and pay-to-play; and 
  • Regulatory and business impact of Dodd Frank on Asset Management firms.
For more information, visit http://www.georgetownmeansbusiness.com/next.
Monday, October 25, 2010, 1:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Georgetown University
McDonough School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building
37th and O Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20057
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
  • Donald Kohn, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve
  • Jill Sommers, commissioner of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission
  • Neil Wolin, deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Timothy Bitsberger, principal, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Thomas Callahan, EVP U.S. futures, NYSE Euronext
  • Matt Daigler, senior special counsel, Division of Trading and Markets, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • L. Richard Fischer, partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Jeff Harris, Collins Chair, Southern Methodist University, and professor of finance, University of Delaware
  • Robert Hoyt, chief regulatory affairs officer and director of business planning, PNC
  • Bonnie Jonas, assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York
  • Rob Khuzami, director of enforcement, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Alexa Lam, executive director and deputy chief executive officer, Policy, China and Investment Products, Hong Kong
  • John Liftin, general counsel, D.E. Shaw Group
  • Dave Markowitz, special deputy attorney general, investor protection
  • Denis McInerney, chief of the fraud section in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice
  • Matthew Neels, chief compliance officer, Capital One
  • Robert Plaze, associate director, Division of Investment Management, Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Travis B. Plunkett, legislative director of the Consumer Federation of America
  • Ananda Radhakrishnan, director, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • Lori Richards, principal Financial Services Regulatory Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • James Shorris, executive director of enforcement at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
  • Eric Stein, deputy assistant secretary for consumer protection, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • René M. Stulz, Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics, and director, Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
  • Phillip Swagel, visiting professor, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
  • Lawrence Tosi, senior managing director and chief financial officer, The Blackstone Group
  • Christopher Towe, deputy director of monetary and capital markets; team leader, Financial Sector Assessment Program, IMF
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 500 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.