In this episode, Tom Vartanian talks with host David Baris about how bank boards of directors can predict when the next financial crisis is coming, what bank boards can do to prepare for the risks of a financial crisis, and how they can avoid risks created by regulation.

Tom is the former Executive Director and Professor of Law, Program on Financial Regulation, at GMU’s Antonin Scalia Law School, a partner at both Dechert and Fried Frank, and General Counsel to the FHLBB and FSLIC. He currently is a partner at the law firm of Vartanian & Ledig.

He is the author of 200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions and the Technology that will Change it All.

This is the second part of our financial crises discussion with Tom.

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