Students interview a pop-up restaurateur as part of the Detroit Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Project, an interdisciplinary clinic that pairs students from U-M's Law School, Ross School of Business, and Stamps School of Art & Design with minority-owned micro-enterprises in Detroit. Photo credit: Abigail DeHart '19L
Big Data in Finance
SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein delivered a keynote address to a wide cross-section of policymakers, practitioners, and academics from fields ranging from law to data science to economics to engineering at the Center's 2016 fall conference.
"Ending Too Big to Fail?"
FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg Spoke at Michigan Law on November 2, 2016. The Center on Finance, Law, and Policy regularly brings policymakers to campus to speak on issues related to financial regulation, consumer protection, and financial stability.
"Could the Fed Have Saved Lehman Brothers?"
On November 28, 2016, Johns Hopkins economist Laurence Ball made the provocative argument that the Federal Reserve had the legal authority to rescue Lehman Brothers from collapse, and chose to allow it to go into bankruptcy anyway, thus worsening the financial crisis. Ball's visit was co-sponsored by the Ford School of Public Policy and Michigan Law.