Financial Sophistication and Mortgages
On September 28, Professor Patricia A. McCoy was a discussant for "Financial Sophistication and Mortgages" at the Second Annual Consumer Research Symposium sponsored by the FDIC's Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection.
Professor McCoy, a renowned expert on financial services regulation, is the director of the Law School’s Insurance Law Center, the only such center in the country. Her research and teaching interests span retirement products, banking, securities, life insurance, and mutual funds to public insurance schemes such as Social Security and deposit insurance. Professor McCoy analyzes risk management, moral hazard, and systemic risk through the lens of law, economics, and empirical methods. Her courses include banking and securities regulation, mutual fund law, retirement security law, corporate governance, and consumer finance law.
Recently, Professor McCoy was appointed an advisor to the new Restatement of the Law Third, Consumer Contracts by the American Law Institute. She previously served as assistant director for mortgage and home equity markets for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Washington, DC.
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