Edward Labaton Served as a Moderator at the ILEP and C-LEAF Conference on the Political Economy of Financial Regulation

The George Washington University Law School, Washington DC
February 08, 2013

The Institute for Law and Economic Policy (ILEP), the Center for Law, Economics & Finance (C-LEAF) at The George Washington University Law School, along with The Insurance Law Center at The University of Connecticut School of Law, The Center for Banking and Finance at The University of North Carolina School of Law, and The Institute for Law and Economic Policy, hosted a two-day conference to discuss "The Political Economy of Financial Regulation." The conference analyzed interactions among Congress, federal regulatory agencies and the financial services industry and assessed the impact of political influence in shaping current financial regulatory policies and their potential future direction.

Labaton Sucharow Partner Edward Labaton moderated the February 8, 2012, 11:00am panel entitled "Political Accountability, Campaign Finance, and Regulatory Reform."

Other featured panels included:

  • Regulatory State, Capture, and Financial Regulatory Reform
  • Capture Dynamics in Agencies
  • Financialization, Economic Opportunity, and the Future of American Democracy
  • Financial Regulatory Reform: Politics, Implementation, Alternatives
  • The Future Direction of Financial Regulation after the 2012 Elections

Please click here for the conference agenda.