|The 4th Annual Global Economic Policy Forum will feature a keynote address by Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. The Forum will take place on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. in Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between MacDougal and Sullivan Streets). Senator Dodd will discuss major consumer protections recently signed into law. In the 111th Congress, Senator Dodd has authored the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. |
Co-hosted by the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business, the Lester Pollack Center for Law and Business, and the Center for the Study of Central Banks, the Global Economic Policy Forum brings together government, economic, and academic leaders to discuss critical issues of economic policy and the capital markets. Through an open exchange of ideas among policy makers, scholars, and market participants, guests will engage in analyzing the challenges and opportunities facing the world?s financial markets. Through robust dialogue, the Global Economic Policy Forum seeks to foster an environment that will strengthen the bonds of cooperation among all economic sectors. Guests will enjoy a rare inside look at the future of economic policy, regulation, and capital market activities.