229Dec 9, 2013
Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee
Financial experts talked about the ongoing process of implementing the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law. Four of the panelists were members of the Shadow Financial Regulatory ...
1,560Feb 15, 2013
Book Discussion on Bad History, Worse Policy
Peter Wallison talked about his book, Bad History, Worse Policy: How a False Narrative about the Financial Crisis Led to the Dodd-Frank Act, in which he takes a critical look at the ...
325Feb 11, 2013
Members of the American Enterprise Institute’s “Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee” talked about suggestions for improving financial regulations on home mortgage lending and ...
578Oct 26, 2012
Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Law
Panelists talked about the scope of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the 2010 financial regulations law. Scott Alvarez and Richard Osterman discussed the status of ...
2,405Jun 15, 2012
Threats to Free Speech
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about First Amendment rights. He said the Obama administration and others were using harassment and ...
355Feb 21, 2012
Presidential Recess Appointments
Legal experts discussed the constitutionality of presidential recess appointments. Two panelists argued that the appointments of Richard Cordray to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ...
148Mar 24, 2011
Housing Finance Market
Financial analysts spoke about reforming the housing finance system and responded to an Obama administration plan on mortgage financing.
223Nov 19, 2010
Financial Regulations Law
Panelists talked about the constitutionality of the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Reform Act. Topics included the non-delegation doctrine/separation of powers, the role of the Financial ...
122Oct 19, 2010
IHS Global Economic Outlook Conference
Participants spoke about global financial regulations. Mr. Elliott focused on the need for financial reform and agencies like the Consumer Financial Protection ...
673Jan 12, 2010
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
The mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed under federal conservatorship in September 2008 in the wake of the housing downtown. The Center for Responsive Law - ...
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 ...
196Oct 23, 2009
Regulating Large Financial Firms
Banking analysts and regulators spoke about the current state of the financial services industry and challenges for regulating large financial firms in an uncertain market. They spoke about a ...
293Oct 8, 2009
State of Federal Housing Enterprises
Witnesses testified about the financial stability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the outlook was troubled for the enterprises due to a weak economy, high unemployment, and uncertainty in the ...
258Jul 21, 2009
Systemic Risk in Financial Markets, Part 1
Witnesses testified about the state of financial institutions and markets, government efforts to assist financial institutions, and proposals to provide greater oversight and systemic risk ...
211Apr 4, 2009
The Panic of 2008
Financial journalists participated in a panel discussion on the 2008 economic panic. Topics included possible causes of the recession, the government’s intervention, and recommendations ...
233Mar 17, 2009
Financial Risk Regulation
Witnesses testified about the U.S. and global financial crisis, levels of transparency and accountability for financial operations, and proposed new regulations governing financial risk and public ...
507Jan 23, 2009
Deregulation and the Financial Crisis
Former Senator Phil Gramm talked about the role of deregulation in the current economic crisis. As chairman of the Senate Banking Committee he sponsored deregulatory legislation, supported by ...
252Jan 14, 2009
Regulation of the Financial Industry
The congressionally mandated Troubled Assets Relief Program Oversight Panel heard from experts on the regulation of the financial industry in preparation for a report on the use of government funds ...
7,976Oct 6, 2008
Financial Market Regulation and Practices, Panel 1
Experts in economics, regulation, and corporate governance testified on the causes and effects of the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. Topics included excessive CEO compensation, bad judgment by ...
116Sep 19, 2008
Home Mortgage Finance
Participants spoke about the state of the financial industry, recent government intervention to assist investment banks and mortgage lenders, and proposals to restructure regulation of the mortgage ...
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