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Jeremy Kress comments on executive economic oversight

Aug 15, 2021
In an editorial for The Conversation, Jeremy Kress, Co-Faculty Director of the Center on Finance, Law & Policy and Assistant Professor of Business Law at the Ross School of Business commented in support of an executive order aimed at cracking down...
In the Media

Harris analyses digital dollars

May 23, 2021 St Louis Post-Dispatch
With technology becoming more and more prevalent in our daily lives, the Federal Reserve has started researching the potential of digital dollars. Adrienne Harris, professor of practice at the Ford School, gave some insight on how different...
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Barr discusses fate of CFPB with CNBC

Aug 19, 2019
The fate of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is currently at the discretion of the Supreme Court. Hearing the case and a subsequent ruling would have big ramifications for consumers (i.e. all Americans), and likely on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s...
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Speakers Announced for Consumer Protection Conference

Mar 11, 2019
In preparation for our upcoming conference, Consumer Protection in an Age of Uncertainty, taking place on March 21-22, 2019, the Center on Finance, Law, and Policy is delighted to announce the line-up of 26 speakers who will join us in Ann...

A Decade of Dodd-Frank

Jun 30, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event; Brookings Institution
This event will be virtual. Ten years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, and in the midst of an even more devastating economic and public health crisis, what are the risks to the financial system and the U.S. economy? This conference will explore whether the Act created an enduring structure to make the financial system fairer, safer, and better harnessed to the needs of the real economy. Panels will explore the policy choices made in the Dodd-Frank Act, DFA’s implementation over the decade, changes during the Trump Administration, current and potential risks to the financial system, debates over consumer protection, and the future of reform.

Consumer Protection in an Age of Uncertainty

Mar 22, 2019, 8:30 am-4:00 pm EDT
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Auditorium, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Rich Cordray, founding director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Rohit Chopra, Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission will keynote.
Big Data in Finance

Highlights from the Big Data in Finance Conference

October 28, 2016
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Michael S. Barr, Brian Koziara, Alfred Hero, H.V. Jagadish
How can financial data be made more accessible and more secure, as well as more useful to regulators, market participants, and the public? As new data sets are created, opportunities emerge. Vast quantities of financial data may help identify...