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  • The Political Economy of Financial Regulation, February 7-8, 2013, George Washington University Law School (PDF)
  • A Program for Financial Stability, March 29, 2012, UNC School of Law Banking Institute, Jeff Lacker, President of The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
  • New York Lecture Series, February 10, 2011, inaugural UNC Center for Banking and Finance New York Lecture Series, featuring H. Rodgin Cohen, senior chairman and partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.  Mr. Cohen delivered the inaugural lecture at The Ritz-Carlton Battery Park in New York City, which focused on preemption. The event brought together law school alumni, The Clearing House board of advisors and senior leadership, national banking regulators, and prominent banking lawyers
  • Tony Gaeta, Gaeta & Eveson, P.A., Starting a Bank, Nov. 10, 2009
  • Michael Krimminger, Special Advisor for Policy to the Chairman of the FDIC, Discussion of FDIC Policy Positions, Nov. 6, 2009
  • Understanding the Financial Crisis - panel discussion with Lissa Broome, Tom Hazen, Melissa Jacoby and Saule Omarova, Feb. 6, 2009
  • Financial Crisis: Issues and Options - hosted by the General Alumni Association, Think Fast Forum, including law school panelists Lissa Broome, Tom Hazen and Don Hornstein; Kenan-Flagler Business School panelists Jennifer Conrad and Chris Lundblad; Department of Economics panelists Stanley Black and Richard Froyen; featuring Eugene Flood, president and CEO of Smith Breeden Associates, Inc. Moderated by Janet Babin, Marketplace Innovations desk reporter for American Public Media, Oct. 23, 2008.
  • William R. Corbett, Staff Attorney, North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks, Center for Banking and Finance Practitioner in Residence, Oct. 21, 2008 - The North Carolina Commissioner of Banks Foreclosure Prevention Project
  • "Greed and Fear in the 2007-08 Credit Crisis," presented by Brad D. Ives, Illumination Renewables LLC (formerly of Babson Capital Management LLC), Center for Banking and Finance Practitioner in Residence, Oct. 20, 2008.
  • "Global Project Finance: From Power to Ports," presented by John D. Hawkins, Paul Hastings LLP, Center for Banking and Finance Practitioner in Residence, Oct. 9, 2008.
  • Financial Crisis Roundtable featuring Lissa Broome, Adam Feibelman, Tom Hazen, Don Hornstein, Melissa Jacoby, Kim Krawiec and Saule Omarova, Oct. 6, 2008
  • The Community Reinvestment Act: Center Stage, Sept. 17, 2009 (Podcast)
    Chris Kukla, Senior Council for Government Affairs Center for Responsible Lending
    Peter Skillern, Executive Director CRA of NC
    Paul Stock, Executive Vice President and Council NC Bankers Association    
  • Watters v. Wachovia Bank, N.A.
    (S. Ct. April 17, 2007)
    Robert A. Long, Covington & Burling LLP
    Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr., The George Washington University Law School
    Eugene M. Katz, Moderator, Wachovia Corporation
  • Back to the Fundamentals: Insurance Regulation - Broker-Dealer Regulation - Investment Adviser Regulation (in conjunction with the American Bar Association), Feb. 17-19, 2003.
  • Financial Markets Conference 2003: Business Method Patents and Financial Services (in conjunction with The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, April 3-5, 2003.

Center for Banking and Finance Leadership Awards


  • Donna Nagy (Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington), The SEC and Research Analysts: Problems from the Past, Lessons for the Future, April 13, 2007.
  • Frank Dobbin (Harvard University Sociology Department), Bureaucracy as Antidote to Discrimination: Does Formalization Reduce Inequality at Work?, March 23, 2007
  • Cindy Williams (University of Illinois College of Law), Mergers and Acquisitions: Agency Problem or Solution?, March 2, 2007.
  • David Skeel (University of Pennsylvania Law School), Odious Debts or Odious Regime?, Jan. 19, 2007.
  • Sean Hagan (General Counsel, International Monetary Fund), October 13, 2006.
  • Lee Bucheit (Cleary Gottleib, New York) and Jed Purdy (Duke Law School), Representing Iraq in Debt Restructuring, March 28, 2006.
  • Robert Prentice (University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business), The Economic Value of the SEC and Mandatory Disclosure Requirements, Feb. 18, 2005.
  • William E. Jackson, III (UNC-CH Kenan-Flagler Business School) What do the acquirers get? The benefits from contracting with target CEOs in M & A transactions? (with Elijah Brewer and Larry Wall), Nov. 5, 2004.
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