Howard Schweitzer, Former TARP COO, Reflects on the TARP Program and the Global Financial Crisis

Howard Schweitzer, Former TARP COO, Reflects on the TARP Program and the Global Financial Crisis

Howard Schweitzer of Cozen O'Conner gave the keynote presentation at the HB Litigation Conferences seminar titled "Regulation of International Business: Important Considerations for Insurance & Reinsurance" on Sept. 23, 2010, in Washington, DC.  Schweitzer provides strategic advisory services to U.S. and multinational clients on a variety of issues involving the U.S. government.  Before joining Cozen, Schweitzer was COO of the $700 Troubled Asset Relief Program, appointed to that post by Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.  

In the following video clips, Schweitzer talks about what it was like getting started as the TARP COO, what triggered the 2008 financial crisis, the level of oversight applied to TARP, and other issues connected to the global financial crisis.

The event was chaired by Reka Koerner, Senior Vice President, Group Legal, Swiss Re and William O'Neill and Jeffrey Snyder of Crowell & Moring, which hosted the event.