WWS Calendar

"Are Financial Institutions Too Big or Too Big to Fail?" Panel Discussion

May 30, 2014 04:00PM to 05:30PM
McCosh Hall


Open to the Public

Program in Law and Public Affairs, and the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance

Have recent reforms done away with the problem of “too big to fail” or not?  How should large financial institutions be regulated? A distinguished panel of experts from the public sector, the private sector, and academia present contrasting perspectives on this critical issue.


  • Paul A. Volcker '49, Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Founder of the Volcker Alliance;
  • Richard J. Herring *73, Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania;
  • Martin J. Gruenberg '75, Chair, U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation;
  • Donald S. Bernstein '75, Partner and head of Insolvency and Restructuring Practice, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
  • Moderator: Linda Goldberg *88, Vice President, Financial Intermediation, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.