Mark Pittman to Speak about Freedom of Information

090907_r18775_p465 You are cordially invited to join us Tuesday, October 13, to hear Mark Pittman of Bloomberg News speaking about "Busting the American Casino: How Freedom of Information Can Tame the Federal Reserve."  The event will take place in Room 121 of Yale Law School at 4:10 p.m. Refreshments will be served.  Pittman will speak about filing a Freedom of Information Claim against the Federal Reserve for failing to identify the companies in its emergency lending programs, the amounts of the loans, or the assets banks put up as collateral.  This event is co-sponsored with Yale Law School's Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

Pittman features prominently in the acclaimed film "American Casino," which explores the origins of the financial crisis.