Rawls College of Business Hosts Financial Law Expert

William Black is a lawyer, author and former banker.

WHAT:           Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business Chief Executives’ Roundtable Speaker Series

WHEN:           Noon Tuesday (April 8)

WHERE:         The Overton Hotel, 2322 Mac Davis Lane

EVENT:          Texas Tech’s Rawls College of Business hosts William Black, a lawyer, author and former banker.

Black has an extensive background in white-collar crime and public finance.  Previously he worked as litigation director for the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation and is best known for developing the concept of “control fraud.”

Black was a major player in exposing Congressional corruption during the savings and loan crisis by taking the notes from the Keating Five meeting that he later published in the press.

Currently, Black is an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

The Chief Executives’ Roundtable series brings industry leaders to Texas Tech to share their experiences and insights with students, faculty and the Lubbock community.

For more information on the Rawls College Chief Executives’ Roundtable Speaker Series visit http://cxr.ba.ttu.edu/.

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