58Feb 18, 2010
Peter Wallison, Representative Scott Garrett, Fred Smith, and Matt Kibbe addressed the 35th annual Conservative Political Action Conference. They talked about decreasing the growth of ...
25Jan 28, 2008
State of U.S. Economic Policy
A panel discussion was held on United States economic policy, including how they expected the president to address that issue in that evening’s State of the Union address. Topics included ...
23Jan 28, 2008
Reforming the Regulation of Financial Services
Steve Bartlett talked about the role of regulatory agencies in the competitiveness of businesses.
36Apr 9, 2007
Mutual Fund Regulation
Peter Wallison and Robert Litan talked about monitoring the financial services industry and the efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to lower the cost to investors of the mutual ...
27May 30, 2006
Electronic Financial Reporting and Disclosure
Chairman Christopher Cox talked about a proposed electronic system of disclosure to improve the information available to investors and reduce the disclosure and reporting costs for ...
22Apr 14, 2006
Mutual Fund Regulation
Economists talked about the basic premises of regulating mutual funds. It was noted that investors in mutual funds are considered shareholders of these corporations under the Investment Company ...
27Jan 3, 2006
Regulation of Mutual Funds
At the Wohlstetter Conference Center, Mr. Wallison moderated a panel discussion titled, “The Regulation of Mutual Funds: Competition with Other Investment Vehicles for Retirement ...
44Dec 16, 2004
Oversight of Fannie Mae
Participants talked to reporters about oversight of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac home loan corporations, proposals to privatize the institutions, and financial management issues. Following their ...
395Jan 16, 2003
Book Discussion on Ronald Regan: The Power of Conviction
A panel discussed Peter Wallison’s book Ronald Reagan: The Power of Conviction and the Success of His Presidency, published by Westview Press. The book talks about the ...
31Oct 25, 2002
Mortgage Rates and Homeownership
Participants talked about home mortgage rates, the impact of changes in rates on borrowing, as well as the role of federal housing organizations in promoting home ownership. Following their ...
13Jul 1, 2002
Ramifications of Federal Oversight
Mr. Wallison discussed the possible ramifications of increased federal oversight of corporations versus industry self-regulation. He promoted the concept of self-correction, arguing ...