A Balanced Discussion on how to Address “Too Big To Fail”

March 26th, 2013
4:00PM – 6:00PM
Kenmore Classroom Building
565 Commonwealth Avenue

Please use the entrance at 565 Commonwealth Avenue to get to the event.

Since the beginning of the current global financial crisis, the role of large financial institutions in stabilizing and destabilizing economies has proven controversial.  Systemic risk” and “TBTF” are again the subject of intense debate on Main Street, Wall Street and in the halls of Congress.

This panel discussion will provide a well-balanced presentation of the TBTF problem, and various ways to address it.  The panel will include experts from the perspectives of the regulator, the industry and independent academic experts.

The panelists are:

  • Harvey Rosenblum, Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas;
  • Paul Saltzman, President of The Clearing House Association; EVP & General Counsel of The Clearing House Payments Company
  • Laurence Kotlikoff, Professor of Economics at Boston University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research;
  • Cornelius Hurley, Director, Boston University Center for Finance, Law & Policy.

The discussion will be moderated by William P. Mayer, a Partner at Goodwin Procter LLP.

Please join us for a balanced discussion of this critical issue. 

Recommended Reading

“Dodd-Frank isn’t working. Time for a better, simpler approach to reducing risk. Call it ‘too small to save.'” – Richard W. Fisher and Harvey Rosenblum

“The Subsidy Reserve Plan for solving the Too Big To Fail Problem: An Agenda for the Coming Administration.” – Cornelius K. Hurley

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