Permits, Licenses and the Administrative State

Hosted By:

The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State

 Wednesday, October 24, 2018

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All sessions held in Founders Hall Auditorium

8:15 – 8:55  AM            Registration and Breakfast, Founders Hall, Multi-Purpose Room

8:55 – 9:00  AM            Welcome, Founders Hall Auditorium

Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

9:00 – 10:30   AM         Panel 1: Marketable Permits: Have We Learned the Right Lessons from History?

Cary Coglianese, Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; and Director, Penn Program on Regulation, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Thomas Hazlett, H.H. Macaulay Endowed Professor of Economics, Clemson University, College of Business
Noga Morag-Levine, Professor of Law & The George Roumell Faculty Scholar, Michigan State University, College of Law
Jason A. Schwartz, Legal Director, Institute for Policy Integrity; and Adjunct Professor and Research Scholar, New York University, School of Law

Moderator: The Honorable Stephen F. Williams, Senior Judge, US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

10:30 – 10:45 AM          Break

10:45 – 11:55 AM          Panel 2: Powering Forward: Current Issues in the Permitting of Energy Infrastructure

James W. Coleman, Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Travis Kavulla, Vice Chairman, Montana Public Service Commission
Nathan D. Richardson, Associate Professor of Law, University of South Carolina, School of Law; and Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future

Moderator: Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM     Break

12:00 – 1:20 PM               Lunch & Keynote Address, Founders Hall, Multi-Purpose Room

Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission

1:20 – 1:30 PM                  Break

1:30 – 2:45 PM                  Panel 3: Bank Charters, Bank Regulation, and the Future of FinTech, Founders Hall Auditorium

Thomas J. Curry, Partner, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP;  former U.S. Comptroller of the Currency
Heidi Schooner, Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
Thomas Vartanian, Founder & Executive Director, Financial Regulation & Technology Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University
David Zaring, Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business

Moderator: Paolo Saguato, Assistant Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

2:45 – 3:00 PM                Break

3:00 – 4:15 PM                Panel 4: The FDA as Gatekeeper

Daniel Troy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline
Patricia J. Zettler, Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University, College of Law

Moderator: Adam White, Director, The C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State and Assistant Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Commissioned Papers