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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

New Ideas for Limiting Bank Size - Murphy Conference on Corporate Law, Fordham Law School, March 12, 2010

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

I will be participating in what looks to be an interesting conference at Fordham on March 12, 2010.

New Ideas for Limiting Bank Size

Murphy Conference on Corporate Law
Fordham Law School
March 12, 2010

Register for this event.

08:45 - 09:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Speaker: TBD

09:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Panel 1: The Status Quo and How We Got There

 Landy, Heather  The Complexities of Approaching Complexities
 Pasquale, Frank  The Business Models of Big Banks
 Scherer, F.M.  A Perplexed Economist Confronts "Too Big To Fail"
 Carnell, Richard  Moderator
 Stern, Gary  Respondent

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Panel 2: Creative Ideas for Limiting Bank Size I

 Baker, Dean  Financial Transactions Tax
 Chasin, Dana  Increasing Liability and Asset Limits
 Feldman, Ron  Addressing TBTF by Shrinking Institutions: An Initial Assessment
 Hurley, Cornelius  The Return of Bank Subsidies

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.
Panel 3: Creative Ideas for Limiting
Bank Size II

 D'Arista, Jane  Inflating the Financial System: How It Was Done; How to Prevent It From Happening Again
 Johnson, Rob  Credible Resolution Authority
 Neiman, Richard  TBD
 Wilmarth, Art  Reforming Financial Regulations to Address the Too Big Too Fail Problem
 Sokol, Daniel  Respondent

12:30 - 01:30 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Address

 Johnson, Simon  Keynote: 13 Bankers
 Carnell, Richard  Respondent
 Open Discussion  

02:00 - 03:00 p.m.
Panel 4: Time for a New Antitrust?

 Felsenfeld, Carl  An Antitrust Approach
 Markham, Jesse  Lessons for Competition Law From The Economic Crisis: Can Antitrust Intervention Ever Avert TBTF?
 Teachout, Zephyr  Why the DOJ is better than Regulatory Agencies for Size Enforcement
 Kaplan, Paul M.  Respondent
 Squire, Richard  Respondent

03:15 - 03:30 p.m.
Legislative Update

Heather C. McGhee
Washington Office Director

03:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Panel 5: Challenging False Assumptions

 Baxter, Lawrence  When "Big" Becomes a Problem
 Bayern, Shawn  False Assumptions in Law and Economics
 Frankel, Tamar  Toxic Financial Intermediaries
 Kwak, James  Difficulties with Risk Weighting
 Nowicki, Elizabeth  Current Enforcement Problems
 Gimein, Mark  Respondent
 Pearce, Russell  Respondent

05:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks

Speaker: TBD

06:00 p.m.
Informal Closing Dinner

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was there any discussion on anti-trust as it relates to electronic money? Paper money costs more than electronic money but the banks inflate the cost of electronic money even though paper is more expensive.

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