Panel Discussion: Five Years On, Learning Lehman’s Lessons from the Panic of 2008

Five Years On, Learning Lehman’s Lessons from the Panic of 2008: Are We Better Prepared for the Next Financial Crisis?

Sponsored by GW Law’s Center for Law, Economics & Finance and Better Markets, Inc.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 | The George Washington University Law School | Washington, D.C.


Jennifer Taub, Associate Professor of Law, Vermont Law School; author, Other People’s Houses: How Decades of Bailouts, Captive Regulators, and Toxic Bankers Made Home Mortgages a Thrilling Business (forthcoming, 2014)


Neil Barofsky, Partner, Jenner & Block; former Inspector General, Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP);
author, Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street
John C. Coffee, Jr., Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, and Director, Center on Corporate Governance, Columbia
Law School

James K. Galbraith, Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Chair of Government/Business Relations, and Professor of Government, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas; author, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

Edward E. (Ted) Kaufman, Visiting Professor, Duke University Law School; former Senator from Delaware; former Chair, Congressional Oversight Committee for TARP