Arthur E. Wilmarth

George Washington University Law School

Professor of Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

28

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

The Dark Side of Universal Banking: Financial Conglomerates and the Origins of the Subprime Financial Crisis

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2009, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 468, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 468
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 13 May 2009
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 8

Abstract:

universal banks, financial conglomerates, securitization, subprime financial crisis, too big to fail

2.

The Transformation of the U.S. Financial Services Industry, 1975-2000: Competition, Consolidation and Increased Risks

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2002, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 262 Posted: 20 Jan 2005
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 17

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3.

The Dodd-Frank Act: A Flawed and Inadequate Response to the Too-Big-To-Fail Problem

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 951-1057, 2011, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 516, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2011
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 5

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Dodd-Frank Act, systemic risk resolution, systemic risk insurance fund, too big to fail, narrow banks, financial conglomerates

4.

Conflicts of Interest and Corporate Governance Failures at Universal Banks During the Stock Market Boom of the 1990s: The Cases of Enron and Worldcom

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 234, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 234, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE IN BANKING: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, Benton E. Gup, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., 2007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

corporate governance, conflicts of interest, universal banks, Enron, WorldCom, Gramm-Leach-Bliley

5.

Citigroup: A Case Study in Managerial and Regulatory Failures

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 47, pp. 69-137, 2014, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-139, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-139
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2014
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

bailout, Citigroup, financial conglomerates, Glass-Steagall, regulatory failures, risk management failures, systemically important financial institutions, too big to fail, universal banks

6.

How Should We Respond to the Growing Risks of Financial Conglomerates?

FINANCIAL MODERNIZATION AFTER GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY, Patricia C. McCoy, Ed., Lexis Publishing Co., 2002
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 28 Nov 2001
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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7.

Turning a Blind Eye: Why Washington Keeps Giving In to Wall Street

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 81, No.4, 2013, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-117, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2013-117
Number of pages: 165 Posted: 20 Sep 2013
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

bailout policies, Brown-Vitter bill, Dodd-Frank Act, financial services industry, political influence, regulatory arbitrage, regulatory capture, systemic risk, systemically important financial institutions, too big to fail

8.

Does Financial Liberalization Increase the Likelihood of a Systemic Banking Crisis? Evidence from the Past Three Decades and the Great Depression

Arthur E. Wilmarth, TOO-BIG-TO-FAIL: POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN GOVERNMENT BAILOUTS, Benton E. Gup, ed., Quorum Books, Greenwood Publishing Group, 2003
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 May 2004
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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9.

Reforming Financial Regulation to Address the Too-Big-To-Fail Problem

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 35, pp. 707-783, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 509, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

deposit insurance, financial conglomerates, financial regulatory reform, subprime financial crisis, systemic risk, too-big-to-fail, universal banks, narrow banks

10.

Subprime Crisis Confirms Wisdom of Separating Banking and Commerce

Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1-18, May 2008, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 436, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 436
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

subprime lending crisis, separation of banking and commerce, deposit insurance, federal safety net, industrial loan companies, systemic risk

11.

Did Universal Banks Play a Significant Role in the U.S. Economy's Boom-and-Bust Cycle of 1921-33? A Preliminary Assessment

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 171, Current Developments in Monetary and Financial Law, Vol. 4, pp. 559-645, 2005
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 28 Oct 2005
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Banking Panics,Glass-Steagall,Great Depression,Universal Banks

12.

The OCC's Preemption Rules Exceed the Agency's Authority and Present a Serious Threat to the Dual Banking System and Consumer Protection

Annual Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 23, pp. 225-364, 2004
Number of pages: 140 Posted: 20 Aug 2004
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 3

Abstract:

Consumer Protection, Dual Banking System, National Banks, Preemption

13.

Wal-Mart and the Separation of Banking and Commerce

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 39, May 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 271, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 271
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 08 May 2007
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 1

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Separation of banking and commerce, industrial banks, consolidated supervision, federal safety net subsidies

14.

The Dodd-Frank Act's Expansion of State Authority to Protect Consumers of Financial Services

Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 36, pp. 893-954, 2011, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 572, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Dodd-Frank Act; predatory lending, preemption, regulatory capture, state regulation of financial institutions

15.

Narrow Banking: An Overdue Reform that Could Solve the Too-Big-To-Fail Problem and Align U.S. And U.K. Regulation of Financial Conglomerates

Banking & Financial Services Policy Report , Vol. 31, Nos. 3-4, 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-40, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-40
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 May 2012
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Dodd-Frank, financial conglomerates, narrow banking, orderly liquidation, ring-fencing, safety net subsidies, systemically important financial institutions

16.

Cuomo v. Clearing House: The Supreme Court Responds to the Subprime Financial Crisis and Delivers a Major Victory for the Dual Banking System and Consumer Protection

THE PANIC OF 2008: CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR REFORM, Lawrence E. Mitchell and Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr., eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 479, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 479
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2009
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Chevron deference, consumer protection, Cuomo v. Clearing House; dual banking system; National Bank Act; national banks; preemption; state regulation; subprime financial crisis; subprime mortgages; Watters v. Wachovia Bank; Wyeth v. Levine

17.

The Financial Services Industry's Misguided Quest to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Review of Banking and Financial Law, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 2012, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-4, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-4
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, administrative agency design, financial services industry, political influence, regulatory capture

18.

Comment Letter to the U.S. Treasury Department Concerning the Regulatory Structure for Financial Institutions

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 388, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 388
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2007
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Treasury Department, Federal Reserve Board, financial institutions, banking regulation, dual banking system, financial conglomerates, too big to fail, deposit insurance

19.

Elusive Foundation: John Marshall, James Wilson, and the Problem of Reconciling Popular Sovereignty and Natural Law Jurisprudence in the New Federal Republic

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 72, pp. 113-93, December 2003
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 10 May 2004
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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legal history

20.

OCC v. Spitzer: An Erroneous Application of Chevron that Should be Reversed

BNA'S BANKING REPORT, Bureau of National Affairs, Washington, DC, Vol. 86, No. 8, pp. 379-394, February 20, 2006, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 191
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Feb 2006
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Chevron, Deference, National Banks, Preemption

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A Two-Tiered System of Regulation is Needed to Preserve the Viability of Community Banks and Reduce the Risks of Megabanks

2015 Michigan State Law Review, pp. 249-370, , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2014-53, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-53
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 05 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

bailouts, community banks, contingent convertible debt, Dodd-Frank Act, financial conglomerates, Orderly Liquidation Authority, relationship lending, systemically important financial institutions, tiered regulation, too big to fail, universal banks

22.

Narrow Banking as a Structural Remedy for the Problem of Systemic Risk: A Comment on Professor Schwarcz's Ring-Fencing

Southern California Law Review Postscript, Vol. 88, pp.1-10, 2014, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-2, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-2
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Dodd-Frank Act, financial conglomerates, Glass-Steagall Act, narrow banking, ring-fencing, systemically important financial institutions, systemic risk, too big to fail, universal banks

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Written Testimony on the Credit Card Industry Before the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the House Committee on Financial Services, April 26, 2007

GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 517, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 517
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 27 Dec 2010
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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credit cards, bank consolidation, national banks, federal preemption, consumer protection, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

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The Financial Industry's Plan for Resolving Failed Megabanks Will Ensure Future Bailouts for Wall Street

50 Georgia Law Review, 2015., GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-36, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-36
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2016
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

Dodd-Frank Act, financial conglomerates, Orderly Liquidation Authority, Orderly Liquidation Fund, shadow banking, single point of entry, systemically important financial institutions, too big to fail, universal banks

25.

Too Big and Unable to Fail

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-44, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-44, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2016
Stephen J. Lubben and Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
Seton Hall University - School of Law and George Washington University Law School
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Chapter 14, Dodd-Frank Act, Financial Conglomerates, Orderly Liquidation Authority, Single Point of Entry, Systemically Important Financial Institutions, Total Loss-Absorbing Capacity, Too Big to Fail, Universal Banks

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Prelude to Glass-Steagall: Abusive Securities Practices by National City Bank and Chase National Bank During the 'Roaring Twenties'

90 Tulane Law Review 1285-1329 (2016), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-35, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-35
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Financial Conglomerates, Glass-Steagall Act, Great Depression, Foreign Bonds, Pecora Hearings, Securities Affiliates, Universal Banks

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Explaining Variations in Bailout Policies: A Review of Cornelia Woll's the Power of Inaction

Accounting, Economics & Law - A Convivium, 6(1), pp. 5-30, 2016, DOI: 10.1515/ael-2015-0012 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-24, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-24
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2016
Kelsey M. Barnes and Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
The George Washington University Law School and George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

bailouts, comparative bank rescue policies, financial crisis of 2008

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SPOE Plus TLAC = More Bailouts for Wall Street

35 Banking & Financial Services Policy Report No. 3, at 1-14 (Mar. 2016), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-9, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-9
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Arthur E. Wilmarth Jr.
George Washington University Law School
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Abstract:

bail-in debt, bailouts, Dodd-Frank Act, financial conglomerates, Orderly Liquidation Authority, single point of entry, systemically important financial institutions, too big to fail, total loss-absorbing capacity, universal banks