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Too Big to Fail: The Path to a Solution

KEYWORDS: DODD-FRANK ACT, FAILURE RESOLUTION, TOO BIG TO FAIL

WHEN: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: The National Press Club (Holeman Lounge), 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC, 20045

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Recap: New Report Points the Way Toward the End of Too-Big-to-Fail

After the financial crisis and government bailouts of 2008 everyone vowed ‘never again.’ The passage of the Dodd- Frank Act in 2010 was hailed by its supporters as ending ‘too-big-to-fail’. Yet many on both sides of the aisle remain skeptical that this has been accomplished.

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative’s Failure Resolution Working Group unveiled a new report that analyzes and makes recommendations on how the Dodd-Frank Act is tackling the ‘too-big-to-fail’ problem. This report specifically examines how the financial regulators are implementing the authority granted to them in Dodd-Frank to ensure that any financial institution can be made ‘to fail’ without creating or exacerbating a financial panic. This report critically reviews how Dodd-Frank addressed or failed to address the ‘to fail’ problem. This is the first in a series of papers the initiative will release in the coming months.

Read the press release here.

Panel discussion featuring

John F. Bovenzi
Partner, Oliver Wyman

Randall D. Guynn
Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Thomas H. Jackson
Distinguished University Professor, University of Rochester

Moderated by

Phillip L. Swagel
Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy
Co-chair, BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative


Report

Too Big to Fail: The Path to a Solution

Press Release

New Bipartisan Policy Center Report Finds Progress Being Made to Solve Too-Big-To-Fail

529 14th Street, NW
13th Floor
10442
Washington
2013-05-14 00:00:00
2013-05-14 14:00:00
2013-05-14 15:00:00
DC
The National Press Club (Holeman Lounge)
20045