2018 Speakers

Cornelius Hurley

Executive Director

Online Lending Policy Institute

Professor Hurley brings more than 35 years of diversified legal, entrepreneurial, and academic experience in the financial sector to OLPI.

Hurley is Professor of the Practice of Banking Law at Boston University, and the founding Director of the University’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy. Professor Hurley currently serves on the boards of directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., an integral part of one of the world’s leading transfer agents. Through the Center, Professor Hurley produced nonpartisan policy recommendations, mobilized vigorous panels of industry experts, and oversaw the overall mission of the Center. For example, he brought in Barney Frank and Chris Dodd to discuss the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and established the Center as a key player in financial services policy initiatives.

Prior to his work at the Center he led Boston University’s LLM program in Banking and Financial Law. Hurley was general counsel of a major bank holding company and assistant general counsel at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University, graduated from the program for management development at Harvard Business School, and he earned his undergraduate degree from The College of the Holy Cross.

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