Workshop Series on Financial Reform

Welcome to the Workshop Series on Financial Reform brought to you by the Center for Finance, Law & Policy. The Workshop Series meets at Boston University School of Law every other week (Mondays, 12-1:30, Law Tower 620) during the academic semester to discuss current events that are centered around financial reform.

The Workshop Series is in its second semester and attendance is open to the public.  If you are interested in attending any of the following lectures, please RSVP to

Financial Reform Workshop Spring 2011

Jan 24:  Inside Job, a Panel Discussion
Graham Wilson (Boston University CAS), Thomas Fiedler (Boston University COM), Perry Mehrling (Boston University CAS)

Feb 7:    Fiduciary Responsibility of Broker/Dealers?
Tamar Frankel (Boston University LAW), Zvi Bodie (Boston University SMG)

Feb 22 (Tuesday):  The State of Financial Reform
Graduate students, TBA, pre-conference Response session

Mar 7:   Housing Finance Reform
Paul Willen (Boston Fed), Kathleen Engel (Suffolk Law School)

Mar 21:  International Dimensions
Kevin Gallagher (Boston University CAS), Perry Mehrling (Boston University CAS)

Apr 4:    OTC Derivatives
Manmohan Singh (IMF), TBA

Apr 21 (Thursday):  Topics in Financial Reform
Graduate Student Research Session

*Please note that speakers and topics are subject to change