Financial reform in the crosshairs

Nov 10, 2016
Trump vows to dismantle Dodd-Frank.
Former Representative Barney Frank and former Senator Chris Dodd talk about their hallmark and namesake legislation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, on the fifth anniversary of the law at the Newseum on July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. 
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The big US banks get hit with a ratings downgrade

Dec 3, 2015
But that's not necessarily bad news for the economy—or even for the banks.

Balancing collaboration and skepticism in regulation

Mar 26, 2015
Why one Wall Street lawyer thinks "regulatory capture" is a myth.

Behind big banks profits, a sea change

Oct 14, 2014
Has 'the American Bank' has changed since the financial crisis?

Irish bankers on trial for financial collapse

Feb 5, 2014
The financial trial of the century begins in Ireland as Anglo Irish Bank officials are accused of trying to pump up their share price.

EU reaches deal to shield taxpayers from bank failures

Jun 27, 2013
After hours of high stakes negotiations, European finance ministers have struck a deal to help shield taxpayers from bank failures.

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AIG: 'Thanks for the bailout. See you in court?'

Jan 8, 2013
AIG board mulls whether to join a former CEO in suing the U.S. government for shortchanging shareholders in a $182 billion financial crisis bailout.

Behind the scenes of the bank bailouts

Jul 23, 2012
Former TARP Inspector General Neil Barofsky talks about his new tell-all, "Bailout," on what went on during the height of the financial crisis.
Neil Barofsky, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), speaks during a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill July 21, 2010 in Washington, DC.
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What's up, Europe? Protesters in Madrid

Jul 11, 2012
In Spain today, the government announced new austerity measures to meet the terms of the bank bailout early this month: $80 billion worth of tax increases and pay and benefit cuts.