Event Category: The Attorneys General Education Program

Program Description: The Public Policy Institute is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the economic analysis of law and will be taught by leading scholars on the subject. The program assumes no prior knowledge of economics or law and economics. Its objective is to enhance the analytical tools that lawyers in AG offices bring … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Institute”

Progrm Description: In October 2011, the Mason AGEP goes on the road to host a broad-ranging educational forum on the growing problem of counterfeiting and piracy from both the economic and consumer protection perspectives. The program will take place in Groton, Connecticut at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa. On Wednesday, October 12 we invite you to … Continue reading “AGEP Conference on Counterfeiting and Piracy”

Program Description: The Public Policy Institute is designed to give participants a solid understanding of the economic analysis of law and will be taught by leading scholars on the subject. The program assumes no prior knowledge of economics or law and economics. Its objective is to enhance the analytical tools that lawyers in AG offices bring … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Institute”

Program Description:  The AGEP Economics Institute is a three and a half day program that addresses the fundamental issues often at the heart of legal disputes and provides Attorneys General and their staff with a solid grounding in economics, statistics, and the scientific method. The program includes the analysis of numerous court cases and emphasizes … Continue reading “AGEP Economics Institute”

Program Description:  In their consumer protection role, state Attorneys General have broad latitude to shape policy relating to privacy and financial issues. This program will feature a variety of insightful speakers from government, academia and the private sector who will provide a balanced overview of key issues, trends, and questions relating to important contemporary consumer … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Conference on the Economics of Consumer Protection”

Program Description:  This summit focused on the discussion of how best to restore Federalism in the area of energy independence and natural resources development.  With the participation of counsel in this arena, the participantsheard a description of the current regulatory and litigation landscapes. The summit will also included an overview of cases where the federal … Continue reading “AGEP Summit on Federalism and the Future of Fossil Fuels”

Program Description: The AGEP Public Policy Conference on Privacy, Regulation and Antitrust will feature distinguished scholars on four topics: Overview of Privacy Regulation in the United States; Privacy Regulation: Costs and Benefits; Competition Policy and Privacy; and European Union Perspectives on Privacy. The conference will conclude with roundtable discussions on how applications of the presentations may be applied to the activities … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Conference on “Privacy, Regulation, and Antitrust””

Program Description:   This policy institute will focus on the role of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in relation to state attorneys general.  Keynote speakers include Julie Brill, Commissionser, Federal Trade Commission and Steve Antonakes, CFPB Deputy DIrector.  Panels will go in-depth on Mortgage Lending Initiatives, Fair Lending, Arbitration, Reverse Mortgages, and Prepaid Cards.  We … Continue reading “AGEP Third Annual Public Policy Institute, “Financial Services Regulation””

Program Description:   Please join the Law & Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law for a full day of informative sessions onUnderstanding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Panels will include prominent practitioners, academics, and CFPB representatives.  Topics include an Overview of the CFPB; CFBP Mortgage Lending Initiatives; Fair Lending; Arbitration; and CFPB … Continue reading “Understanding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau”

The AGEP Public Policy Institute on Counterfeiting & Piracy will feature an outstanding opportunity to see a pharmaceutical company’s intensive anti-counterfeiting operation. This will be an on-site tour, with a chance to talk with scientists familiar with the processes. Additionally, participants will hear from leading academics and legal experts in the pharmaceutical field. Other topics … Continue reading “AGEP Public Policy Conference on Counterfeiting & Piracy”