Advances in financial technology are changing market and regulatory ecosystems in ways unimaginable a generation ago. These new developments offer exciting opportunities as well as enormous challenges — and Georgetown Law’s Institute of International…
“Restorative Justice,” offered for the first time this year, was one of the elective courses given during Week One, a one-credit, optional four-day mini-session held every January before the spring semester.
Professor Chris Brummer: Georgetown Law’s Fintech Guru on IIEL’s “Fintech Week,” Cryptoassets and MoreNovember 5, 2018 International Economic Law Business & Financial Regulation Faculty/Staff
Professor Chris Brummer’s work in fintech is growing almost as exponentially as the field: including research and a “Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar.” The course was recognized by CoinDesk in its ranking of Georgetown…
Joseph Simons (L’83) continued Georgetown Law’s proud history with the Federal Trade Commission when he was sworn in as FTC chair on May 1, 2018.
“Celebrating Commons Scholarship” was the theme of a conference at Georgetown Law October 5-6, where scholars explored economics, inequality, stewardship, housing, development, the environment and more in the context of commons theory.
Ten years after the worst financial collapse since the Great Depression, our collective memory of the damage caused by the crisis has faded.
Robert Pitofsky, who served as dean of Georgetown Law from 1983 to 1989 and the 54th chairman of the Federal Trade Commission from 1995 to 2001, died October 6. He was 88.
Financial Crises and Court Appointments: Have We Learned Nothing? A Conversation with Professor Emma Coleman JordanSeptember 24, 2018 Feminism & Gender Studies Business & Financial Regulation Faculty/Staff
They say the more things change, the more they stay the same. Whether that’s the case concerning the national economy will be the topic of a day-long conference at Georgetown Law on Friday, September 28. “Ten Years After the Financial Crisis: Closing Loopholes and Avoiding Blindspots,” with a keynote by Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC, will attempt to answer the question of whether the economy is headed for another fall.
From Dean Emeritus Robert Pitofsky to Joseph Simons (L’83), Georgetown Law Celebrates Tradition with Federal Trade Commission HearingsSeptember 14, 2018 Business & Financial Regulation Our Alumni
When Joseph Simons (L’83) graduated cum laude from Georgetown Law in 1983, times were tough for antitrust lawyers.
As Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) observed — due to regulations enacted in the United States since the 1970s — a toaster with a one in five chance of burning down a house could hardly be sold on the market by the 2000s. Yet one in five mortgages had a chance of causing a family to lose a home.
Before Professor Urska Velikonja came to Georgetown, she says, she was not overly concerned about what was going on at the Supreme Court.