2013 Fall Conference

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The Future of Fannie and Freddie

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Friday, September 20, 2013
9:00 am – 5:00pm

Greenberg Lounge, NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012

Jointly sponsored by:
The Classical Liberal Institute & NYU Journal of Law & Business

5 CLE credit hours available
1 credit per panel; 5 credits for full-day attendance
For professional practice; transitional and non-transitional

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This conference brings together leaders in law, finance, and economics to explore the challenges to investment in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and the future possibilities for these government-sponsored entities (GSEs).  Panels focus on the reorganization of Fannie and Freddie, as well as the recent litigation surrounding the Treasury’s decision to “wind down” these GSEs.  Panelists explore the legal issues at stake in the wind down, including the administrative law and Takings Clause arguments raised against the Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency.  Panelists also look at economic policy and future prospects for Fannie and Freddie in light of legislation proposed in the House and the Senate.

Conference Panels:

The Reorganization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Administrative Law
Conservatorship and the Takings Clause
The Future of Fannie and Freddie

Confirmed Participants:

Professor Barry Adler (NYU)
Professor Adam Badawi (Washington University)
Dr. Mark Calabria (Cato Institute)
Professor Anthony Casey (Chicago)
Charles Cooper (Cooper & Kirk PLLC)
Professor Richard Epstein (NYU)
Judge Arthur Gonzalez (NYU)
Randall Guynn (Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP)
Professor Todd Henderson (Chicago)
Professor Troy Paredes (former SEC Commissioner)
Professor David Reiss (Brooklyn)
Professor David Skeel (NYU)
Professor Lawrence White (NYU Stern)
Dr. Mark Willis (NYU Furman Center)

About the Classical Liberal Institute

The Classical Liberal Institute is devoted to the study of the core conceptions of limited government and private property in a wide range of different modern contexts, including such topics as political and corporate governance, taxation, takings, intellectual property and various forms of regulation.  It hopes to add its voice to the public debate in order to stimulate public debate and intellectual examination of some of the key assumptions of the contemporary debate over the size and function of government.


For more information, contact Peter Horn, Editor-in-Chief, NYU Journal of Law & Business, at peter.horn@nyu.edu.