Mortgage and Foreclosure Crisis

Greenville Lawyers Chapter
Start : Monday, May 18, 2009 12:00 PM
End : Monday, May 18, 2009

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Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
300 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Featured Speakers:
Todd J. Zywicki



  • Professor Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University School of Law

Professor Zywicki will address the causes of the mortgage crisis and the resulting foreclosure crisis. His presentation will include discussion of the broader set of problems that have arisen in the wake of the mortgage crisis, including problems in the banking and automotive industries. Professor Zywicki will also discuss various proposals to respond to the crisis, including proposed changes to the bankruptcy laws and federal regulation of consumer credit.

A native of Greenville, Professor Zywicki received his B.A. from Dartmouth College, an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia. He has served as Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission, and has taught in the areas of Bankruptcy, Contracts, Commercial Law, Business Associations, Law & Economics, and Public Choice and the Law.

Registration details: The cost is $10 for lunch. Lunch will be served at noon, and the discussion will begin shortly thereafter. Adjournment is at about 1:00 p.m. RSVP to Jeff Dunlaevy at no later than Thursday May 14, 2009.