An Unfinished Mission: Making Wall Street Work for Us

Americans for Financial Reform and the Roosevelt Institute launch a new report on the future of financial reform on Nov. 12 in D.C.
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Join Americans for Financial Reform and the Roosevelt Institute for a special event in Washington, D.C. as we launch a new report, An Unfinished Mission: Making Wall Street Work for Us, which will examine the key outstanding issues for financial reform and set the agenda going forward.

An Unfinished Mission: Making Wall Street Work for Us

Tuesday, November 12, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Russell Senate Office Building, Room 325, Washington, D.C. 94710

Keynote Speaker:
Senator Elizabeth Warren

RSVP to Nov12UnfinishedMission[at]gmail[dot]com
This event is free and open to the public. 


10:00 a.m.     Opening and Introductions
10:10 a.m.     Making the System Safer
Stephen Lubben (Seton Hall Law School)
Mike Konczal (Roosevelt Institute)
Marcus Stanley (Americans for Financial Reform)
11:00 a.m.     Protecting Customers in the Financial System
Mike Calhoun (Center for Responsible Lending)
Jennifer Taub (Vermont Law School)
Ron Rhoades (Alfred University)
12:00 p.m.     Rethinking Bank Activities and Oversight
Saule Omarova (UNC School of Law and Cornell University Law School)
Wallace Turbeville (Demos)
Brad Miller (Center for American Progress / Former House Member)
KEYNOTE: Senator Elizabeth Warren
1:00pm – 1:30pm


More than five years after the financial crisis, there is still an open debate about what it would mean to have a financial sector that works for the benefit of the real economy, and how close we are to achieving that. This has been matched by a new interest in solutions, including both more aggressive implementation of current reforms and policies that aren't even on the radar.

This report will bring together leading experts on a range of issues and approaches to creating a more stable financial system, from ensuring a fair marketplace to ending Too Big To Fail. As it considers issues related to Dodd-Frank but also looks beyond current policy, the report will be necessary reading for anyone dealing with, or even just concerned about, the future of financial regulation. Copies of the report will be provided to all attendees.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.


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