On February 16, Lehigh’s Center for Financial Services hosted a conference in Manhattan at Thompson Reuters on the timely topic of Unintended Consequences of Financial Services Reform
. Georgette Chapman Phillips, Kevin L. Clayton ’84 ’13P and Lisa A. Clayton ’13P Dean of the College of Business and Economics, introduced the event and panel of experts. The discussion offered a thoughtful exchange of ideas and included examples of unintended consequences from Dodd-Frank and the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule and how they could be mitigated in the future. It concluded with panelists answering attendees' questions on the current regulatory landscape and the future of financial regulation.
A special thank you to the panelists for sharing their insight: Jay Baris, partner, Morrison & Foerster; Mark Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair in Finance, University of Florida; Hester Peirce, senior research fellow, Mercatus Center, George Mason University; Mark Winer, senior advisor, The Oakleaf Group; and moderator Seth Finkel '80, managing director, Neuberger Berman, and Center for Financial Services advisory board member.
Kathleen Hanley, Bolton-Perella Chair in Finance and director of the Center for Financial Services, provided concluding remarks. The program was presented in cooperation with Thomson Reuters, The Lehigh University Wall Street Council, and Lehigh’s Center for Financial Services Advisory Board. Through its conferences, workshops and speakers, the Center for Financial Services creates a forum for alumni, academics, regulators, and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and research in financial services.
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