Fed plans research conference on bank supervision in December, along with Harvard Law and Wharton Schools

A research conference on bank supervision will be held Dec. 11, co-hosted by the Federal Reserve and a pair of prestigious educational institutions, the agency said Monday.

According to the Federal Reserve, the conference will include academics, financial institution supervisors, bankers, and others to “discuss the theory and practice of bank supervision.” It will be co-hosted the agency, the Harvard Law School, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles will speak at the event, the Fed said. Also featured will be expert panels that will discuss topics including the importance of bank supervision at different points in the business cycle and transparency in the supervisory process.

The Fed said more details about the event, including an agenda and panel participants, will be “announced shortly.”

Federal Reserve will co-host a research conference on bank supervision on December 11, 2020