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April 4, 2013 - April 5, 2013

Indiana Law Review Symposium
Law and the Financial Crisis

CLE: 6.8 Hours

Location: Wynne Courtroom and Atrium,Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Andrea Kochert, ILR Symposium Editor,

Featured Speakers:

Opening Dinner Keynote: Kevin Kabat, Fifth Third Bancorp Vice-chairman and CEO.
Seminar Keynote: Evan Bayh, former U.S. Senator.
The Symposium will also include presentations from leading national figures in academia and the public and private sectors.


Registration is now closed.

Agenda (tentative):

Opening Dinner – Thursday, April 4
6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Perspective on the Financial Crisis:
  • Kevin T. Kabat, Vice-chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fifth Third Bancorp


Seminar – Friday, April 5
7:15 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. Welcome:
  • Dr. Charles Bantz, Executive Vice President, Indiana University, and Chancellor, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
8:30 a.m. Keynote Address:
  • Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh Former Chairman of the Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs

Inquiry #1: Examining law’s role in causing the financial crisis
Did Law Cause the Financial Crisis?

9:15 a.m. A Review of the Scholarship by the Moderator
  • Vice Dean Antony Page, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
9:30 a.m. “Citigroup: A Case Study in Managerial and Regulatory Failure”
  • Professor Arthur Wilmarth, Jr., Executive Director of the Center for Law, Economics and Finance at The George Washington University Law School
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Perspectives: The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Repeal of Glass-Steagall Act
  • Professor J. Robert Brown, Jr., Chauncey Wilson Memorial Research Chair at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law
  • Mr. Peter J. Wallison, Arthur F. Burns Fellow in Financial Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute
12:00 p.m. Lunch

Inquiry #2: Considering law’s effectiveness in addressing the crisis
Did Law Solve the Financial Crisis?

1:30 p.m. A Review of the Scholarship by the Moderator
  • Professor Tod Perry, Indiana University Kelley School of Business
1:45 p.m. The Dodd-Frank Act
  • Professor Cheryl Block, Washington University School of Law
2:30 p.m. Criminal and Civil Enforcement Actions
  • Mr. Joe Hogsett, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Mr. Mark Stuaan, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
3:30 p.m. Break

Inquiry #3: Evaluating law’s potential to prevent the next financial crisis
Will Law Prevent the Next Financial Crisis?

3:45 p.m. A Review of the Scholarship by the Moderator
  • Professor David Herzig, Valparaiso School of Law
4:00 p.m. New Strategies for Regulation
  • Professor M. Todd Henderson, Aaron Director Teaching Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School
4:30 p.m. Corporate Governance and Accountability
  • Professor Lisa Nicholson, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law



Parking is available for a nominal fee at the campus Gateway Garage, located on the corner of Michigan and California Streets (Address is 525 Blackford Street). Google walking directions:

Parking is also available for a nominal fee at the Natatorium Garage two blocks west of the law school.

Special Accommodations:

Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance should call (317) 278-4789 no later than one week prior to the event. Special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs.

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