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Financial Regulators

Life After Crisis Isn't So Bad For This Guy

Center for Public Integrity | Lauren Kyger, Alison Fitzgerald and John Dunbar | Posted 09.12.2013 | Business

On March 11, 2008 Christopher Cox, former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, said he was comfortable with the amount of capital that ...

Congress Sticks Its Nose Into Major Mortgage Settlement

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional oversight panel asked regulators to delay a multibillion dollar mortgage settlement with 14 large...

Bad News For Major Regulator

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

* Blames weak trading volume, low investment returns * Group's top executive earned $2.7 million in 2011 * Group is rais...

'It Seems That Every Big Trading Disaster Happens In London'

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Business

By Huw Jones LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - Calling London a haven of regulatory loopholes that spawns financial trading disasters could...

Ex-Wall St. Trader Imprisoned For Threatening To 'Kill' Top Regulator

Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

You might think that being a top financial regulator is a dry job, or that it’s never dangerous. You might then be wrong. Vincent McCrudden,...

Huh? SEC Spending Millions To Make Cuts

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

* Booz Allen consulting on SEC back-office reforms * SEC has spent more than $8.5 mln on Booz consultants * SEC's COO sa...

Regulators Have Missed Three-Fourths Of Dodd-Frank Deadlines So Far

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

When the Dodd-Frank financial reform law became official in 2010, supporters hoped it would herald in a new era of sobriety and transparency for the f...

Alexander Eichler

'Occupy The SEC' Scrutinizes Volcker Rule For Loopholes

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- A handful of protesters at Occupy Wall Street are doing what the authors of a complex piece of financial legislation may have hoped no one...

Financial Reforms Could Be Stalled Big Leadership Vacuum

nytimes.com | BINYAMIN APPELBAUM | Posted 07.13.2011 | Business

The Obama administration has not announced nominees for several positions that Congress created last summer, nor has it nominated new heads for three ...

Fed Chairman: Dodd-Frank Makes System 'Stronger And More Resilient'

AP | By JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Regulators must better understand threats to the financial system to be able to prevent another crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Ber...

Regulators Pressure Banks To Help Victims and Local Economy By Loaning To Oil Spill Victims

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Regulators urged banks to make loans to creditworthy people and businesses whose livelihoods have been hurt by the Gulf Oil spill. ...

Lehman Accounting Scandal: Why Did The Government Take So Long

nytimes.com | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

And where was the government while all this "materially misleading" accounting was going on? In the vernacular of teenage instant messaging, let's jus...

White House Paring Back Finance Reforms

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is backing away from seeking a major reduction in the number of agencies overseeing financial markets, people f...

Regulators Worldwide Look At Bankers' Pay

New York Times | LANDON THOMAS Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON -- Some of the world's most powerful central bankers and financial regulators are proposing that the Securities and Exchange Commission and its...