Call it the antitrust renaissance: Under the leadership of Lina Khan, who was sworn in as the youngest-ever chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at age 32 in 2021, the agency has gained attention for taking on challenges such as the regulation of Big Tech companies and artificial intelligence.
Federal Trade Commission chair Lina Khan visited Georgetown Law for a lively, student-led discussion of current issues in antitrust enforcement and consumer protection.
Georgetown Law Professor Adam Levitin told Congress that a “perverse” provision of current bankruptcy law will further enrich the billionaire Sackler family that owns the company most associated with the opioid crisis. In testimony at a House Judiciary…
Members of Congress, Regulators and Bank CEOs Join Georgetown Law IIEL’s Juneteenth Forum on Financial InclusionJune 17, 2021 Business & Financial Regulation Congress Faculty International Economic Law
Minority-owned banks have long played an outsized role in providing financial services to traditionally underserved communities, particularly access to credit.
Install more bike racks on campus. Give discounts to students who bring their own mugs. Upgrade outdated heating and lighting systems, replace old windows, and use solar panels. Promote sustainability on campus and with other departments and law schools.
Professor Chris Brummer Calls for More Black Financial Regulators in SEC Black History Month KeynoteFebruary 22, 2021 Business & Financial Regulation Faculty Race & Law
For Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer, the nation’s glaring lack of Black financial regulators is tied directly to the long history of economic injustice. In his keynote address at the Security and Exchange Commission's Black History Month Celebration…
WASHINGTON - Georgetown Law is launching the Denny Center for Democratic Capitalism. The new center is dedicated to reconciling the benefits of free market capitalism with the values and expectations of a democratic society. “The Denny Center’s…
The global economic meltdown caused by COVID-19 has redoubled two Georgetown Law professors’ commitment to address a long-simmering problem: massive and growing debt accumulation by many developing countries.
Professor Anna Gelpern, Professor Adam Levitin, Institute of International Economic Law Host Conference on Law and MacroeconomicsOctober 4, 2019 Business & Financial Regulation International Economic Law
If a hashtag is what it takes to put law and macroeconomics on the academic map, Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law is all for it.
Professor Anna Gelpern, Professor Adam Levitin To Host Groundbreaking Law and Macroeconomics Conference at Georgetown LawSeptember 19, 2019 Business & Financial Regulation
Professor Anna Gelpern and Professor Adam Levitin met on a bus in Connecticut, going to an academic conference for junior scholars in May 2008. Levitin, a bankruptcy, commercial law, and financial regulation expert, had joined the Georgetown Law faculty the year before. Levitin would later recruit Gelpern, then a law professor at American University, to Georgetown Law in 2013.
Professor Chris Brummer, Director of the Institute of International Economic Law, Talks Fintech with ESMA Chair Steven MaijoorJune 19, 2019 Business & Financial Regulation International & Comparative Law International Economic Law
In a terrific opportunity for Georgetown students and alumni — as well as Washington’s policymaking and regulatory communities — Steven Maijoor, Europe’s Capital Markets Chief, provided a one-on-one interview with Professor Chris Brummer on the…