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Current Topics in Market Regulation

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Date/Time:

May 20-21, 2010

Location:

Chicago Santa Fe Building


Description

Our conference on Current Topics in Market Regulation with be held at the Santa Fe Building in Chicago at 224 S. Michigan Ave. on May 20 and 21st. Speakers include former SEC Chief Economists Larry Harris and Chester Spatt, as well as Raghuram Rajan, former Director of Research at the IMF and co-author of the book, "Saving Capitalism from the Capitalists."

Agenda:

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

CONFERENCE ON CURRENT TOPICS IN MARKET REGULATION

THURSDAY, MAY 20th

12:00-1:45- Santa Fe Dining Room- 2nd Floor

Speaker: Raghuram Rajan  (University of Chicago)
Topic: "Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy."

2:00-3:30 CLASSROOM 2nd floor Santa Fe Building
Chair: Houman Shadab (New York Law School)

Speaker: Pradeep Yadav  (University of Oklahoma)  
Topic: Naked Short Selling: The Emperor's New Clothes  
Discussant: Adam Reed  (University of No. Carolina)

Speaker: Stephen Dimmock (MSU)
Topic: Finding Bernie Madoff
Discussant: Jim Angel (Georgetown)

3:00-3:45 BREAK: DINING ROOM

3:45-5:15 PANEL DISCUSSION: DERIVATIVES REGULATION
Moderator: Louis Ederington (University of Oklahoma)

John Labuszewski (Head of Research and Market Development-Chicago Merc), Jeff Harris (Former CFTC Chief Economist), Richard Heckinger (Chicago Fed. Reserve)

7:00-9:00 DINNER: THE GAGE RESTAURANT
Speaker: Larry Harris (USC)
Topic: Short Selling?

FRIDAY, MAY 21st

11:45-1:15  LUNCH Santa Fe Dining Room- 2nd Floor

Speaker: Chester Spatt (Carnegie Mellon)
Topic: "Economics and Securities Regulation"

1:30-3:00 Architecture Suite- 1st Floor Santa Fe Building
Chair: Fan Yu (Claremont McKenna)

Speaker: Craig Pirrong (Univ. of Houston)
Topic: Mutualization of Default Risk
Discussant: Larry Wall (Atlanta Fed)

Speaker: Martin Oehmke (Columbia)
Topic: Credit Default Swaps and the Empty Creditor Problem
Discussant: Craig Brown (Baruch)

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:00 Architecture Suite-1st Floor Santa Fe Building 
Chair: Tom George (Univeristy of Houston)      

Speaker: Philipp Schnabl (NYU)
Topic: Securitization Without Risk Transfer
Discussant: Jerry Dwyer (Atlanta Fed)