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SEC Taps Wall Street Lawyer to Police Wall Street

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

The appointment comes as no surprise because the agency typically draws regulators from the ranks of the regulated. But it does illustrate a significant problem: by relying so heavily on people with industry connections, the SEC can tangle itself in conflicts of interest.

Zach Carter

Former Government Regulators Help Keep Banks Too Big To Fail | Zach Carter | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The steady flow of officials from the Securities and Exchange Commission into top corporate jobs feeds a regulatory culture of weak law ...

Why Stanford's Pyramid Scheme Is a Problem for You Too

Jack Ucciferri | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Jack Ucciferri

The story here isn't Stanford. The story is the SEC. Why should individual investors trust they are getting due protection when evidence of regulator corruption is all around them?

Marcus Baram

Study: Small-Business Contracts Going to Giant Companies | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.24.2012 | Business

Some of the world's biggest companies are benefiting from a program meant to help America's small businesses, according to a new study. Lockheed Ma...

Opponents Of EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation Dominate TV News Coverage

Posted 08.07.2011 | Green

• More than three-quarters of U.S. television news guests discussing Environmental Protection Agency regulation of greenhouse gases between December...