On March 27, 2019, Comptroller Joseph Otting was the speaker at the inaugural Meet the Policymakers Forum sponsored by George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School’s Financial Services Regulation Law Concentration and the Law & Economics Center’s Program on Financial Regulation & Technology. Comptroller Otting opened the evening with a discussion of President Trump’s Executive … Continue reading “Meet the Policymakers Forum – Joseph Otting”

Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Randal Quarles was a guest lecturer at the “Meet the Policymakers Forum” for students, faculty and guests sponsored by Antonin Scalia Law School’s Program on Financial Regulation & Technology on April 9, 2019. During this 75-minute informal armchair discussion with students and guests, Vice Chair Quarles provided insights into his … Continue reading “Meet the Policymakers Forum – Randal K. Quarles”

On May 16, 2019, the Program on Financial Regulation & Technology presented their first Public Policy Conference on Smart Regulation and the Future of Financial Services at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School in Arlington, VA. The conference included a speech by SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce and a conversation with Craig Phillips, Counselor to … Continue reading “Smart Regulation and the Future of Financial Services Conference”

General Counsel of the US Treasury Brent McIntosh (nominee to be Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs), participated in a one-hour armchair discussion with Thomas P. Vartanian, Founder and Executive Director of the Financial Regulation & Technology Institute and Antonin Scalia Law School Professor. If the Senate confirms his nomination, McIntosh will become … Continue reading “Meet the Policymakers Forum – Brent McIntosh”

The George Mason University Program on Financial Regulation & Technology and the Antonin Scalia Law School’s Financial Services Regulation Law Concentration invite you to participate in a live webinar on the financial and regulatory issues raised by the proposed Libra virtual currency, sponsored by Facebook and over two dozen other financial and technology companies. Facebook … Continue reading “Libra – New Dimensions for Money? (Webinar)”

In the wake of the 2007 housing market crash, Congress created the Federal Housing Finance Authority (FHFA) to supervise Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the government-sponsored lending agencies that are supposed to provide stability and liquidity to the mortgage market. Almost immediately, the Authority announced its plans to take over the two mortgage giants and … Continue reading “Meet the Policymakers Forum – Dr. Mark A. Calabria”