A Conversation with Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
12:00PM - 01:20PM
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20016
Warren Building - Terrace Level - Ceremonial Classroom, Room NT01


Michael S. Piwowar Michael S. Piwowar was appointed by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was sworn in on August 15, 2013. Most recently, Dr. Piwowar was designated Acting Chairman of the SEC by President Donald Trump from January 23, 2017, to May 4, 2017.  Dr. Piwowar was previously the Republican chief economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs under Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Richard Shelby (R-AL). He was also the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act.  During the financial crisis and its aftermath, Dr. Piwowar served in a one-year, fixed-term position at the White House as a senior economist at the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Administrations.

Presented by the Business Law Program


Commissioner Piwowar will address current issues during an informal discussion session.  There will be time allocated for Q&A and conversation after the presentation.


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WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – No Charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)


For additional information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; or secle@wcl.american.edu

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