The Institute for Investor Protection at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law will host its first annual symposium on Thursday, September 22, 2011, beginning at 12:00 noon. This symposium will feature panelists and keynote speakers that will evaluate the Dodd-Frank Act from the perspective of investor protection and corporate governance. Introductory remarks will be provided by the Honorable William T. Hart, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, and the Keynote Speaker is Phillip Swagel, Professor for International Economic Policy at the University of Maryland and a former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy in the U.S. Department of Treasury.
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit is available for a fee. Otherwise, attendance at the event is free and the schedule can be viewed here.
"This half-day symposium will provide a forum for distinguished scholars and participants to debate and discuss the practical implications of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act from an array of vantage points. Appropriate for lawyers and other professionals involved in corporate governance, the program will seek to address how, if at all, Dodd-Frank will enhance public investor protection. In addition, the program will address the impact of Dodd-Frank on corporate governance practices."