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WHAT
Sheila C. Bair, former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., will discuss the future of the financial industry and sign copies of her New York Times best-selling new book, “Bull by the Horns: Saving Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself.” 

WHY
Bair is the Scholar-in-Residence for the 2013 executive forum of the Center for Financial Services in DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business. She will meet with DePaul faculty and lead class discussions with undergraduate and graduate DePaul students in commercial banking classes.  

WHEN
Thursday, May 2, 3:30 to 5 p.m. 

WHERE
DePaul University Loop Campus, DePaul Center, Room 8005
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, Ill.

About Sheila C. Bair
Bair served as chair of the FDIC from June 2006 to June 2011. She led the FDIC through the 2008 banking crisis and used industry-funded resources to subsidize the FDIC’s losses at the height of the financial crisis. Bair also led FDIC resolution strategies to sell failing banks to healthier institutions, while providing credit support of future losses from failed banks’ troubled loans. That strategy saved the Deposit Insurance Fund $40 billion in losses it would have incurred if the FDIC had liquidated those banks.

 

 

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