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Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations

Michael McAuliff

Senate Probe Of IRS Scandal Finds Liberals Targeted Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest congressional report on the Internal Revenue Service's botched review of nonprofit status applications by politically active ...

SEC Chair Mary Jo White's Upcoming Test

Micah Hauptman | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business
Micah Hauptman

The indications we've been given -- although no one is willing to state definitively what the final rule is likely to include -- suggest that we shouldn't get our hopes up that our chief concerns will be comprehensively or even meaningfully addressed. We hope we are reading those indications wrong.

Multinational Profits: Here, There, or Nowhere?

Martin Sullivan | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Martin Sullivan

Even for experienced international tax experts the technical and conceptual issues involved in determining where multinational profits should be located is enough to make one's head spin.

Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations v. Apple: Not With a Bang, But a Collective Whimper

Ray Errol Fox | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Ray Errol Fox

Is Apple so prodigious an American icon that our elected representatives fear a voter backlash? Is that what all their unseemly, inane fawning was about?

The JPMorgan Congressional Inquisition; 'Deja-Vu' All Over Again

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.15.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

JP Morgan has finally, finally been brought up to account in the congressional hearings yesterday. Senators Levin and McCain could barely contain their disdain and outrage suffering the self-serving and evasive responses to their incisive and deeply prepared questioning.

Ryan Grim

An Accidental Rainmaker For Lobbyists

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Carl Levin will be remembered as the powerful chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, a Michigan man who fiercely championed th...

Michael McAuliff

Ford Motor Co., 2-Year-Old, Innocent Man In Terror Database

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There aren't many people who would consider the Ford Motor Co. or a 2-year-old to be terrorist threats, but the United States' premier d...

Michael McAuliff

Homeland Security Squanders Millions Snooping On Fishing, Marriage Counseling

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A marquee federal effort to share intelligence about terror threats with state and local law enforcers has produced no evidence of any. ...

Case Reveals Potential Tax Evasion Links At Swiss Banks

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

* Indictment of 3 Wegelin bankers highlights ties * Inter-bank links key to U.S. tax evasion crackdown * Authorities eye...

William Alden

Senator Welcomes News Of Apparent Standard & Poor's Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- As the financial world absorbs news that the federal government is apparently investigating potential misbehavior at Standard & Poor's, th...

Shahien Nasiripour

Goldman Sachs Ripped Off And Misled Clients, Senate Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs, the nation's fifth-largest bank by assets, systematically misled clients, sold them financial instruments it knew to be junk, bet again...

William Alden

Rating Agencies Repeatedly Caved To Banks' Demands And Helped Cause Crisis, Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The major credit rating agencies repeatedly sold out to Wall Street banks, so addicted to short-term profits that they sacrificed the accu...

Shahien Nasiripour

Goldman Sachs Values Assets Low, Sells High To Customers

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

As the subprime crisis was emerging on Wall Street, Goldman Sachs sold a client a slice of a complex security at a price nearly 50 percent higher than...

William Alden

Goldman Sachs Chief Could Face Criminal Prosecution For Role In Financial Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Goldman Sachs executives deceived clients in order to profit off the brewing financial crisis and then misled Congress when asked to exp...

Senate Panel Slams Goldman Sachs

Reuters | Kevin Drawbaugh | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

April 14, 2011 12:38:56 AM By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the most damning official U.S. report yet produced on Wall Street's ...

Credit Rating Agencies Triggered Financial Crisis, Report Finds

Reuters | Rachelle Younglai and Sarah N. Lynch | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

April 13, 2011 11:36:28 PM By Rachelle Younglai and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moody's Corp and Standard and Poor's triggered the...

Nigeria: Crucifying Democracy on a Cross of Corruption

Bruce Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Fein

If the United States permits international politics to hijack the rule of law at home, then democracy and rule of law abroad will falter, especially in places like Nigeria.

Undermining Aid: How the U.S. Financial System Facilitates Overseas Corruption

Robert B. Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert B. Lawrence

When governments around the world are taking measures in support of fiscal austerity, foreign assistance is always a prime target for the chopping blo...

Shahien Nasiripour

JPMorgan Chase Memo Sneers At 'Ignorant' Senators, 'Time For The Grownups To Step In'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A top executive at JPMorgan Chase told clients Monday that senators displayed "an unnerving ignorance of fundamental principles of market economics" d...

Blankfein: Goldman Did NOT Bet Against Clients

AP | MARCY GORDON and ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Goldman Sachs developed a strategy to profit from the housing meltdown and reaped billions at the expense of clients, a Senate inve...