International Financial Regulation in the Post-Crisis Era: Symposium and Book Launch

April 1, 2014 —


International Financial Regulation in the Post-Crisis Era, a symposium jointly sponsored by the Georgetown Journal of International Law and the Atlantic Council examining the regulatory environment in the wake of the financial meltdown, and celebrating the publication of Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer's new book, Minilateralism


Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Georgetown University Law Center
Gewirz Student Center, 12th Floor
120 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001


9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks 

9:15 a.m.  - 10:30 a.m.
Panel - Prospects for Regional and International Financial Regulation
Carlos Albarracin, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy  
Jens Dammann, William Stamps Farish Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law
Kathryn Lavelle, Ellen and Dixon Long Associate Professor of World Affairs, Case Western Reserve University
Stavros Gadinis, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law
Hilary Allen, Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Robert Thompson, Peter P. Weidenbruch, Jr. Professor of Business Law, Georgetown Law (Moderator) 

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Panel - International Financial Regulation and the Global Economy
Michael Barr, Professor, University of Michigan Law
Erik Gerding, Professor, University of Colorado Law
Eric Pan, Office of International Affairs, Securities and Exchange Commission 
Yesha Yadav, Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University Law School
Sven Gentner, Counsellor, Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America
Anna Gelpern, Professor, Georgetown Law (Moderator)

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Keynote Address
Howard Shelanski, Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 

1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Panel - Intersections of Trade and Finance  
Clay Lowery, Vice President, Rock Creek Global Advisors
Gary Horlick, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law
Gregory Shaffer, Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
Xin Xu, Associate Professor, Shanghai University of International Business and Economics
Sonia Rolland, Visiting Associate Professor, Georgetown Law (Moderator) 

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel - Book Launch: Minilateralism and (Economic) Diplomacy  

Introductory Remarks:  C. Boyden Gray, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union in Brussels (2006-2007)

Chris Brummer, Professor, Georgetown Law, and Author of Minilateralism
Dan Heath, Senior Fellow, Georgetown Law
Greg Shaffer, Professor, University of Minnesota Law School
Matthias Matthijs, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
William Burke-White, Deputy Dean and Professor, University of Pennsylvania Law (Moderator)

3:30 p.m.
Concluding Thoughts
Tim Reif, General Counsel, Office of the United States Trade Representative

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