John Coffee Jr. Delivers Presentation on Systemic Risk and the Dodd-Frank Act to 2nd Circuit Judges

Prominent Securities Law Expert Parses Solutions to Systemic Risk Prescribed in the Contentious Financial Reform Law—and the Pitfalls Undermining Its Implementation

New York, June 7, 2012—Professor John C. Coffee Jr. today delivered the lead presentation analyzing the Dodd-Frank financial reform act during the annual judicial conference held by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, which comprises the states of Connecticut, New York, and Vermont. 

In the presentation, Coffee, a leading securities law expert and the Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law, discussed sections of the bill concerning executive compensation, proprietary trading, derivatives regulation, and credit rating agencies, among other subjects crucial to addressing systemic risk in the economy. The presentation is available here.