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Russ WermersMaryland Smith’s Russ Wermers Named to SEC Advisory Committee

Maryland Smith finance professor Russ Wermers was selected by the Securities and Exchange Commission to serve on its new Asset Management Advisory Committee, formed to offer advice and recommendations to the SEC on how regulations and industry trends impact investors. 

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Mar 01, 2012

Financial regulators, policymakers, academic researchers, private sector professionals, and IMF/World Bank country delegates gathered on April 17, 2012 to discuss the future of financial regulation.

Feb 08, 2012

Over 55 undergraduate Finance Fellows gathered at the Robert H. Smith School of Business to hear CFP Advisory Board Member Eric Billings talk about his experiences as an entrepreneur and finance professional.

Oct 07, 2011

The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) co-hosted a two-day conference on systemic risk and data issues in partnership with the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions at the NYU Stern School of Business, the Center for Financial Markets at...

Sep 22, 2011

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For finance, economic, and regulatory reporters, editors and producers

UMD’S CENTER FOR FINANCIAL POLICY CO-HOSTS "SYSTEMIC RISK AND DATA ISSUES" CONFERENCE
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (RI), Rob Engle (NYU, Nobel...

Sep 12, 2011

The Center for Financial Policy and the Mutual Fund Directors Forum co-hosted the Oversight of Derivatives Roundtable on September 9, 2011 at the Ronald Reagan Building in downtown Washington DC. The program explored the current issues facing fund directors in...

Sep 05, 2011

The Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business opened a discussion on the bleak U.S. economic outlook and jobs market with a speech from Federal Reserve Board Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin, Sept.

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Apr 22, 2011

The Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) hosted an intimate dinner event for financial services industry leaders in New York...

Apr 15, 2011

On Monday, April 11th, the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted Frank Medina, Senior Counsel at the House Financial Services Committee.

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