Press Releases and Media Advisories

Media Advisory

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Media Advisory

Financial Regulatory Reform

ATTENTION: Business and finance reporters and editors

Media Contact: Susan Gluss, (510) 642-6936, sgluss@law.berkeley.edu

WHAT:
Berkeley Law will present a symposium on the U.S. legal and regulatory response to the financial crisis and near-collapse of Wall Street. Scholars, practitioners and policymakers will discuss consumer protection, venture finance, mortgage markets, mutual funds, and more.

The event, “Financial Regulatory Reform: Dodd-Frank and Beyond,” is co-sponsored by Berkeley Law’s Berkeley Business Law Journal and the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy.


WHEN:
Friday, March 11, 2011 from 8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m. 

WHERE:
Bancroft Hotel, 2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (across from Berkeley Law).

WHO:

Participants include:

William S. Haraf, Financial Stability Oversight Council & California Department of Financial Institutions; Keynote speaker

John D. Wright, Wells Fargo & Company

Mary Dent, SVB Financial Group

Gail Hillebrand, Consumers Union

Eric Talley, Berkeley Law professor

Steve E. Bochner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Thomas Brown, O’Melveny & Myers


DETAILS:
Registration is free and open for media. For questions, please contact bblj@law.berkeley.edu or call Phyliss Martinez at 510-642-0532.