Boston University to Host Symposium Marking 150 Years of National Banking

Comptroller of the Currency Curry, Volcker, Bair, Dodd and Frank among participants

Article ID: 613304

Released: 4-Feb-2014 2:00 PM EST

Source Newsroom: Boston University College of Arts and Sciences

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Newswise — (Boston) — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) commemorates its 150th anniversary at a symposium – “Building on 150 Years: The Future of National Banking” – hosted by the Boston University Center for Finance, Law & Policy on March 31, 2014, at Boston’s Hynes Convention Center.

All sessions are open to the media (see for agenda) and individual interviews with conference participants will be considered upon request. Participants at panels at the all-day event will include:• Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry• ex-Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker • ex-FDIC Chair Sheila Bair • ex-U.S. Sen. Christopher Dodd • ex-U.S. Rep. Barney Frank • Financial Services Roundtable President and ex-Minn. Gov. Timothy Pawlenty • ex-Citicorp Chairman John Reed• Sharon Bowles, chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.

For media credentials, contact:Bryan HubbardDirector, Public Affairs OperationsOffice of the Comptroller of the CurrencyBryan.hubbard@occ.treas.gov202-649-6747 Event: “Building on 150 Years: The Future of National Banking”Date: Monday, March 31, 2014 Time: all day Place: Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston St, Boston


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