U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson hosed a high-profile conference on the competitiveness of U.S. capital markets and the impact of regulation. Participants in the day-long forum discussed how the United States can ensure its competitive advantage in a rapidly changing global economy. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Christopher Cox. was also on hand at the star-studded event at Georgetown University.
Panel participants included Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett, JPMorgan Chase CEO James Dimon, General Electric Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, Charles Schwab founder Charles Schwab, NYSE Group CEO John Thain, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Federal Reserve chairmen Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker, former SEC chairman Arthur Levitt and former Treasury secretary Robert Rubin.