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Monday, October 3, 2011

Klas Center, Hamline University
Saint Paul, Minnesota

7:30 – Registration and coffee

8:15 – Welcome

President Linda N. Hanson
Hamline University

Dean Donald M. Lewis
Hamline University School of Law

Introduction to Symposium

Professor Ann Graham
Director, Business Law Institute

Panel I - 8:30 to 9:45

Secondary Mortgage Market
Issues: Causes and Cures

Prof. David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School
American Homeownership Policy 

Prof. Julie Hill
Univ. of Houston Law School
Shifting Losses: The Impact of Fannie
and Freddie Conservatorship on
Commercial Banks

Prof. Erik Gerding
University of Colorado
Law School
Restricting Bank Real Estate
Investments: Past and Future

Break – 9:45 to 10:00

Panel II - 10:00 to 12:00

Fixing the Secondary Mortgage
Market: An Exchange of

John Ryan
President/CEO, Conference of State
Bank Supervisors
State Regulator Perspective 

James C. Sivon
Barnett, Sivon & Natter, Washington,
D.C., on behalf of the Financial Services
Large Bank Perspective 

W. Douglas Hile
President/CEO, Klein Bank
(Minnesota's largest family-owned
bank); Director, Federal Home Loan
Bank of San Francisco; Director,
Minnesota Bankers Association
Community Bank Perspective 

Scott Olson
President, Olson Advocacy Group
LLC; former member of the U.S. House
Financial Services Committee
Congressional Perspective 

Lunch - 12:00 to 1:30

Keynote Address

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Former President of Minneapolis
Federal Reserve Bank
“Too Big To Fail”: Fannie and Freddie 


Panel III - 1:30 to 2:45

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:
Highlighting Problems

Prof. Christine Hurt
University of Illinois Law School
Executive Compensation at
Freddie and Fannie

Prof. Steven Ramirez
Loyola University Chicago Law School
In Defense of the GSEs 

Prof. Joan MacLeod Heminway
University of Tennessee Law School
CMOs and Secondary Mortgage
Market Issues

Prof. Robert A. Brown
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
All That Glitters Is Not Gold: The Limits
of Exporting Securitization Reform in
the United States to International
Financial Markets

Break: 2:45 to 3:00

Panel IV - 3:00 to 4:30

Secondary Mortgage
Perspectives from “Where the
Rubber Meets the Road”

Lynne B. Barr
Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston, MA
Practicing Lawyer Perspective 

Rick Aneshansel
EVP and CFO, U.S. Bank
Home Mortgage
Mortgage Originator Perspective 

Prof. Elizabeth Renuart
Albany Law School; and

Kathleen Keest
Center for Responsible Lending
Consumer Perspective, Ethics in
the Secondary Market

Prof. Cheryl Wade
St. John’s University School of Law
Families and Neighborhoods Perspective,
Ethics in the Secondary Market

Jeff Williamson
VP, Managing Officer, Star Bank
Small Community Bank Perspective,
Customers and Rural Communities


Prof. Heidi Mandanis Schooner
Catholic University Law School

Prof. Art Wilmarth
George Washington University
Law School

Prof. Brett McDonnell
University of Minnesota Law School

Gregory J. Pulles
Briggs and Morgan, Minneapolis, MN



CLE Credits

Minnesota CLE Event Code 159239
5.25 Standard, .75 Ethics


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