Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair: Cyprus deposit tax unlawful, destabilizing

Mar 19, 2013
Sheila Bair, former chair of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, shares her views on the Cyrpriot bailout plan and whether such a levy could ever happen to U.S. depositors.
Posted In: cyprus, FDIC, Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair on the state of Dodd-Frank and financial reform

Jul 18, 2012
Two years ago this Saturday, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Many say the bailout pulled the economy back from the brink. But the ad-hoc nature of the bailout made clear we needed better ways of responding to -- and ideally preventing -- financial crises.
Posted In: Dodd-Frank law, Sheila Bair, financial reform

New group aims to break Dodd-Frank logjam

Jul 3, 2012
A bipartisan collection of heavy hitters -- including former FDIC chair Sheila Bair and former Fed chairman Paul Volcker -- are behind a new push to boost financial regulations, but their quest may be quixotic.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Wall Street Reform, Consumer Protection Act, Systemic Risk Council, Sheila Bair

Sheila Bair on new watchdog group, Systemic Risk Council

Jun 6, 2012
The former chairwoman of the FDIC talks about her new financial watchdog group, the Systemic Risk Council, and the state of the global financial industry.
Posted In: Systemic Risk Council, Sheila Bair, finance