Boston University to Host Symposium Marking 150 Years of National Banking

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

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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 www.bit.ly/1bo8RCj 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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