522Oct 26, 2010
Future of Housing Finance, Day Two
During the second day of a conference on housing finance issues, participants talked about mortgage packaging by finance companies into securities and government-backed companies like Freddie Mac ...
492Oct 25, 2010
Global Financial Reform
Georgetown Business School and PricewaterhouseCoopers held a conference on the implementation of the new financial regulation law. Scholars, analysts and regulators all discussed different ...
412Sep 29, 2010
Future of Home Mortgage Finance
Witnesses spoke about replacing government-backed mortgage holding companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with private companies that would receive minimal government support. Among the topics ...
442Oct 29, 2009
Financial Industry Regulations, Business Interests
The House Financial Services Committee heard testimony on a bill to eliminate systemic risk and provide for prudential banking overhaul. The proposed legislation would give federal officials ...