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Complexity Theory and the Failure of Financial Reform: Part Two

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

In Part One of this essay, we mapped the tactile, political surface of financial reform - focusing on the ideas and behaviors of individual political ...

Complexity Theory and the Failure of Financial Reform: Part One

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

This is a two-part essay about the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, a 2,300-page piece of legislation ...

Orwellian Obstruction: Republicans on Financial Reform

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Senate Republicans have perfected the art of saying no. But in blocking a debate on financial reform, they have begun to imitate Goldman Sachs traders, selling positions that they are betting against.

When Will Chris Dodd Start Taking Yes For An Answer?

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

Senator Chris Dodd is a tactical legislative genius - keep this clearly in your mind during the days ahead. In terms of maneuvering for the outcomes he seeks, managing the votes, and controlling the floor, you have rarely seen his equal.

How The Dodd Bill Could Affect Big Banks

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Dodd bill raced out of the Senate Banking Committee last night but, even in its current incarnation, it's a bit unclear how it might affect large ...

Financial Reform: Bank Lobby Gathers To Fight Dodd's Bill

washingtonpost.com | Brady Dennis and Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bankers soon headed to Capitol Hill, talking points in hand -- white folder for House visits, blue folder for Senate visits. They were to protest ...

With Dodd Bill In Mind, Bernanke Argues Fed Should Keep ALL Bank Supervision Duties

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday urged Congress not to scale back the Fed's regulatory authority over banks. He s...

Why Dodd's Financial Reform Bill Is A Lesson On How 'Broken' The Senate Is

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Amid all the press preening and words of tepid support from reformers, banks may have much to love about Senator Chris Dodd's latest piece of legislat...

Dodd's Bill Likely To Be Passed By Banking Committee: Reuters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The financial reform bill unveiled yesterday by Sen. Chris Dodd (D - Conn.) will likely be approved by the Senate Banking Committee, Reuters reports. ...

Dodd's Financial Reform Bill Would Broaden Treasury Secretary's Power

The Washington Post | Brady Dennis and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Senate banking committee is aiming to release a new wide-ranging bill next week that would overhaul financial regulation, includin...

Sam Stein

Dodd Tries Again To Get Bipartisan Support On Regulatory Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Days after instructing his staff to begin crafting financial regulatory reform without Republican input, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd ...