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2009 Program

The 2009 Fisher Memorial Program was held on April 17, 2009 at the Spring Meeting of the ABA Business Law Section in Vancouver, BC. 

The topic was “Re-Regulation of Consumer Financial Services – Are We Condemned to Repeat Mistakes of The Past.”

Subtopics included:

  • Should re-regulation protect lenders as well as consumers?
  • Is there an acceptable limit on credit availability resulting from more regulation of product terms?
  • What is the role of disclosure in a re-regulation environment?
  • What can we learn from the Canadian experience?

The moderator was Lawrence A. Young, Partner, Hughes Watters & Askanase LLP, Houston, TX.

The panelists were:

  • Nessa Feddis, Senior Federal Counsel, American Bankers Association, Washington, DC
  • Martin Fingerhut, Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP, Toronto, ON
  • Kathleen E. Keest, Senior Policy Counsel, Center for Responsible Lending, Durham, NC
  • Christopher L. Peterson, Professor of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Peggy Twohig, Associate Director, Division of Financial Practices, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC

 

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