Have We Nationalized Our Banking System?

March 25, 2009

Experts from the top levels of banking and academia examine the implications of nationalizing financial institutions on the banking industry, consumers, the role of regulators, and free enterprise. Moderated by Visiting Professor Lawrence Baxter. Panelists include Robert K. Steel T'73, the former president and CEO of Wachovia Corp and member of the board of Wells Fargo; Edward Greene, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York and former investments general counsel of Citigroup; Duke University economist Craig Burnside; and Duke Law faculty members James Cox, a specialist in corporate and securities law, Steven A. Schwarcz, an expert in capital markets and systemic risk, and Bill Brown '80, who formerly held senior positions at AIG, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley. Sponsored by the Program in Public Law.

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