News & Press – 2018

CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger joined Knowledge@Wharton on Monday, July 30th to discuss Amazon and its use of facial recognition software. The show aired on SiriusXM Channel 132. Listen to the segment below.
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark J. Lee has co-written a chapter on “Sleep, Law, and Public Policy” for a textbook that was just published by Oxford University Press. Details about the textbook can be found online at https://global.oup.com/academic/product/sleep-health-and-society-9780198778240.
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger was quoted in this New York Times article about the continued risk surrounding financial derivatives products. The piece references Prof. Greenberger's recent working paper for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. Check it out here.
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has published a working paper for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. In this paper, Professor  Greenberger explains the existing footnote inside the derivatives regulatory rules that allows banks to avoid Dodd-Frank swaps regulation by moving their swaps trading to deguarenteed foreign subsidiaries. As consumer and student debt continue to rise, an unregulated swaps market could be extremely dangerous for a global economy that shows many of the same properties that were present prior to the 2008 financial collapse. Watch Professor Greenberger discuss his working paper here. For more information, see: External links: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-19/swap-loophole-leaves-u-s-taxpayers-on-hook-for-trades-report https://www.americanbanker.com/news/will-states-pick-up-where-feds-left-off-on-derivatives-regulation ...Read More
On May 3, 2018, the Region V Healthcare Coalition sponsored a full-scale exercise to test hospital surge capacity and other emergency procedures. CHHS staff members located in Montgomery County, MD participated in the exercise as controllers and evaluators. More about the exercise in the video below: 2018 Region V Full Scale Exercise
CHHS Cybersecurity Program Director Markus Rauschecker spoke with WUSA9 in Washington D.C. on their #OffScriptOn9, about the future of defending against cyber crimes. Check it out here.
President Trump has nominated Dawn DeBerry Stump to lead the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Ms. Stump's nomination is marked with potential conflicts of interest, as both she and her husband have close ties to groups she will oversee, if confirmed. The Young Turks (TYT) spoke with CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger about the policy implications of these potential conflicts. Check out the piece here.
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger gave a presentation at the New York City Bar Center for Continuing Legal Education on Tuesday April 17, 2018. The presentation was entitled "The Basics of Enforcement Actions and Civil Litigation Related to Derivatives." Check out the paper accompanying the presentation below: Greenberger NY Bar CLE Program
CHHS Cybersecurity Program Director Markus Rauschecker was interviewed in the Baltimore Sun on Maryland's effort to shore up its election systems security. Check out the article here. 
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger spoke to WTOP the January 13, 2018 false ballistic missile alert sent to all phones in Hawaii.