June 18, 2009 13:00 ET

BrightTALK Hosts Financial Regulation Summit

Interact With Financial Regulation Experts Live on BrightTALK

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - June 18, 2009) -

WHAT: Financial Regulation Summit hosted by BrightTALK™

At this free, online summit legal and financial sector thought leaders will discuss systematic risk, hedge funds, and the most important regulatory trends emerging from the downturn during a one-day series of interactive webcasts. The presentations will delve into the problems, solutions, and changes that have been brought to center stage by recent reform efforts and will allow for live audience questions.

WHEN: Thursday, June 25, 2009, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. PDT (The webcasts will also be immediately recorded and viewable on-demand at


"Stress Testing Obama's Financial Regulatory Plan" - Arnold Kling, Independent Scholar; Member of the Financial Working Group of the Mercatus Center & Daniel Kauffman, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution

"A Failure of Capitalism?" - Richard Posner, Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Robert Litan, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institute & Brian Brooks, Partner at O'Melveny & Meyers with David S. Evans of FinReg21

"Existing and Proposed Legislation and Regulation of Hedge Funds" - Ezra Zask, Affiliate at Analysis Group Inc; Adjunct Professor in Finance

"Regulating Systemic Risk" - Viral Acharya, Professor of Finance at Stern School of Business, NYU

WHERE: Summit program and registration is available on BrightTALK:

ADD WEB 2.0 CONTENT TO YOUR SITE: The summit can also be accessed (live and later on-demand) through the BrightTALK player, which can be embedded into any of your websites and blogs. For information on how to embed a player or to participate in future summits, contact Morgan Cantrell at (415) 955-0553 or mcantrell (at)


BrightTALK is devoted to making webcasting the ultimate business tool for transferring knowledge. BrightTALK creates a vibrant exchange of ideas between presenters and viewers featuring live, interactive access to the world's top thought leaders.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Morgan Cantrell
    (415) 955-0553
    mcantrell (at)