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Emerging Threats to Stability: Considering the Systemic Risk of Leveraged Lending


  • H.R. ____, the “Protecting the Independent Funding of the Office of Financial Research Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, the “Leveraged Lending Data and Analysis Act” [DRAFT]
  • H.R. ____, the “Leveraged Lending Examination Enhancement Act” [DRAFT]


Witness List

  • Erik F. Gerding, Professor of Law & Wolf-Nichol Fellow, University of Colorado Law School
  • Victoria Ivashina, Lovett-Learned Chaired Professor of Finance, Harvard Business School
  • Gaurav Vasisht, Senior Vice President and Director, Financial Regulation Initiatives, The Volcker Alliance
  • Gregory Nini, Assistant Professor of Finance, LeBow College of Business, Drexel University

Oversight of Bankruptcy Law and Legislative Proposals

Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.)

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-N.Y.)

Rep. Ben Cline (R.-Va.)

Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-N.Y.)

Panel Two: 

Ms. Hollister K. Petraeus 
Former Assistant Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Servicemember Affairs

Mr. Robert Keach on behalf of The American Bankruptcy Institute

Mr. Ed Boltz Esq. on behalf of The National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Mr. John Rao on behalf of The National Consumer Law Center

Ms. Dalié Jiménez 
Professor, University of California Irvine School of Law

The Honorable Thomas Small on behalf of The National Bankruptcy Conference