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Programs

  • 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

Speakers

  • 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.

The Financial Crisis

The expertise and perspective of the Center for Banking and Finance has proved crucial in providing context for and aiding in understanding the financial crisis.

RESOURCES

Update for Lissa L. Broome & Jerry W. Markham, Regulation of Bank Financial Service Activities (3rd ed. 2008)

PUBLICATIONS

Volume 13 of the North Carolina Banking Institute journal for March 2009. Volume 13 includes:

  • "Wall Street Meets Main Street: Understanding the Financial Crisis" by Center Research Associate Eamonn Mora
  • "Perspectives on the Financial Crisis" by UNC Law faculty Lissa Broome, Charles Daye, Tom Hazen, Melissa Jacoby and Saule Omarova
  • "Loan Modifications: Turbulent Times - Troubling Topics" by Thomas Dunn
  • "The Cooperative Structure of the Federal Home Loan Banks: A Model for Government Sponsored Enterprises" by Jill Spencer, Julia Brown, and Reggie O'Shields
  • Student notes on other cutting-edge topics

FINANCE AND REGULATION RESEARCH EARNS NATIONAL ATTENTION

PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA

  • March 30-31, 2009: The UNC School of Law Banking Institute, The Westin, Charlotte, North Carolina. Featured a discussion of the financial crisis, the statutory and regulatory responses to it, the impact on transactions, mortgage modifications, bank failures, treasury funding in challenging times. See publications for more information.
  • February 6-7, 2009: The Consumer Law and Consumer Credit Symposium at The Festival of Legal Learning. Two programs by UNC law faculty on Understanding the Financial Crisis - The Basics and The Government's Response. Participating law school faculty: Lissa Broome, Tom Hazen, Melissa Jacoby and Saule Omarova. Video
  • November 19, 2008: Discussed the financial crisis at a luncheon of the UNC Board of Trustees with one faculty member from Kenan-Flagler Business School and one from the Department of Economics. Participating law school faculty: Lissa Broome and Saule Omarova.
  • October 23, 2008: Organized a University-wide forum, The General Alumni Association Think Fast Forum: Financial Crisis: Issues and Options with faculty from the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Department of Economics and industry participation by Eugene Flood, CEO of Smith Breeden Associates, Inc. (175 in attendance). Participating law school faculty: Lissa Broome, Tom Hazen, and Don Hornstein. Links to audio and video of the program are available.
  • October 6, 2008: Conducted the Financial Crisis Roundtable at UNC School of Law for faculty, staff, and students (standing-room only) to provide a brief description of our current crisis and offer the perspectives of law school faculty based on their areas of expertise. Participating law school faculty: Lissa Broome, Adam Feibelman, Tom Hazen, Don Hornstsein, Melissa Jacoby, Kim Krawiec and Saule Omarova.
  • September 11, 2009: Proposals for the Regulation of Financial Institutions at Brooklyn Law School's Symposium: New Paradigms for Financial Regulation in the United States and the European Union. Participating law school faculty: Saule Omarova.
  • January 15-16, 2009: Mealey's Litigation Conferences, "The FDIC and the New Banking Crisis: Litigation Challenges Past, Present, and Future," Washington, D.C. Participating law faculty: Lissa Broome.
  • January 9, 2009: Association of American Law Schools, Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services Luncheon. Discussion of financial crisis, San Diego, CA. Participating law faculty: Adam Feibelman.
  • January 9, 2009: Association of American Law Schools, Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services Program, "Does Modern Financial Institution Regulation Work? Reflections on Deregulation and Internationalization of Supervisory Standards," San Diego, CA. Participating law faculty: Saule Omarova.
  • November 20, 2008: UNC Executive Development Symposium on The Global Financial Crisis and What It Means to Your Business with faculty from Kenan-Flagler Business School and Bill Pappas, Parker Poe. Participating law school faculty: Lissa Broome.

PRINT MEDIA

  • Carolina Law Magazine , Responding to Need: School Reacts to the Financial Crsis (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Numerous interviews with the print media (Tom Hazen, Lissa Broome, Saule Omarova, among others)

IN ADDITION, THE CENTER HAS BENEFITED FROM THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF

  • Sean Hagan, International Monetary Fund General Counsel as the Center for Banking and Finance Distinguished Fellow. Sean participated in Adam Feibelman's seminar on Law, Finance and Development. See related story.
  • Eamonn Moran (Georgetown, J.D. 2007), Research Associate Center for Banking and Finance. Eamonn's law firm job was the victim of the financial crisis and he has graciously provided volunteer research efforts to the Center this semester. His article "Wall Street Meets Main Street: Understanding the Financial Crisis" will be published in he upcoming issue of the North Carolina Banking Institute journal.
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