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Events Directory

2019

February 22

The Future of Consumer Protection: The CFPB and Beyond

This symposium will explore current and emerging issues in consumer protection law, as they relate to the goals, policies, and the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Distinguished speakers will discuss how the student loan and education policy crises impact consumers of all ages. They will also explore how the current state of payday and predatory lending practices intersect with the history of usury law and the groundbreaking Military Lending Act, and how issues such as financial technology affect the current and future state of consumer protection law and the CFPB.

February 1 & 2

Rule of Law in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Rule of law has become a central element of today’s international development agenda and has taken on an increasingly central role in the United Nations with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), making rule of law a clear priority.

February 8

Regulating Internet Content in the United States and Europe: A Comparative Approach

This conference will examine how internet content is regulated in the U.S. and in the E.U. and how it impacts the privacy of its users.