Tuesday, October 27, 2009

80th Anniversary of the Great Crash of 1929 Symposium

Beginning on October 24, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange dove nearly forty percent, beginning a sequence of market events that ultimately lead to the Great Depression. In recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Great Crash of 1929, Chapman University School of Law will host the 80th Anniversary of the Great Crash of 1929: Law, Markets, and the Role of the State on Friday, October 30, 2009. The symposium will address the similarities between the historical and modern financial markets. NeXus: Chapman’s Journal of Law and Public Policy will publish the provocative presentations in a symposium issue.

The morning panel presentations include:

(1) The Economic & Regulatory Landscape in the Aftermath of the "Great Recession"

(2) Keynote Presentation:
The Impact of the Recession on California & the Local Economy will be presented by Professor Tom Campbell with introductory remarks by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

The afternoon panel presentations include:

(1) Federal Financial Regulatory Reform

(2) Practical and Theoretical Implications of Public Sector Financial Reform

If you are in the Orange County area, please consider stopping by to join us for a provocative discussion of the Great Stock Market Crash and financial regulation.

Additional information regarding the symposium including registration can be addressed to Chris Lewis at Chapman University School of Law, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866. Mr. Lewis’ number is 714-628-2605, and fax number is 714-628-2564. Mr. Lewis’ email is chlewis@chapman.edu.

The symposium website can be viewed here.

There will be a live webcast of the symposium available at chapman.edu/law.

Lydie Nadia Cabrera Pierre-Louis
St. Thomas University School of Law

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