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Murdoch Among the Most Corrupt Oligarchs in the World
Bill Black Report: The Murdoch empire, including Rupert's son James, is riddled with scandals, corruption and bribery

  June 12, 2015

Why UK Election is a Win-Win for Banksters
Former Financial Regulator Bill Black discusses how both Labour and Conservative parties have contributed to UK's regulatory race to the bottom

  January 6, 2014

The Rich Get Richer If House Republicans Repeal the Estate Tax
Bill Black, a former bank regulator, discusses the history of why the federal estate tax exists and why the Republicans want it repealed

  April 16, 2015

Whistleblowers: Citigroup Falsely Represented Up to 80% of Mortgages Sold to Fannie and Freddie in 2007
Richard Bowen and Sherry Hunt were reporting on the toxic scam and still there was no action from the DOJ, but now there is a small victory, says Bill Black, former financial regulator

  April 6, 2015

Archaic Laws Revived with Homophobic Intent in Indiana and Arkansas
Its a bill where they dare not speak its purpose or state its goal says Bill Black, former financial regulator

  April 2, 2015

Bankers Avoid Jail Time in Tax-Evasion Case
Bill Black says two Credit Suisse bankers who made a deal to avoid jail time are minor players compared to executives who faced no punishment at all

  March 28, 2015

Chile's Growing Corruption Scandal Underscores Need for Whistleblower Protections
Former financial regulator Bill Black reports on a corruption scandal embroiling Chile's conservative party and business executives

  March 16, 2015

The Juncker Plan for Economic Recovery in Europe
Bill Black says once again the EU decides not to target investments to help nations It forced into great depressions

  March 15, 2015

HSBC Offshore Tax-Evading Scandal Widening
Former financial regulator Bill Black details emerging revelations about HSBC bank's tax-evading practices and lack of accountability from European governments who were aware of the practice

  March 1, 2015

An Irish-Style Banking Inquiry into the 2008 Financial Crisis
Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses his recent testimony in Ireland and the challenges the country faces in acknowledging its financial crisis

  February 27, 2015

Iceland's Supreme Court Upholds Jail Sentences of Four Banking Executives
Former financial regulator Bill Black explains how Iceland took down the banking executives responsible for wrecking the country's economy

  February 23, 2015

House Passes Bill Further Weakening Financial Regulation
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux looks at the key bill provisions benefiting Wall Street, and also examines the so-called opposition of Democratic lawmakers

  January 15, 2015

DOJ Misses Another Opportunity to Go After Banks
Bill Black: Obama administration quietly gave a $57 million award to a whistleblower regarding the Countrywide and Bank of America mortgage scandal

  December 21, 2014

$4.3 Billion Fine for Fraud in Exchange Market Manipulations is Pittance for Major Banks
This collective fine for big banks involved in exchange fraud represent less than 1/1000 of the daily transactions in the market says Bill Black, former financial regulator

  November 16, 14

How Deep is the Rot on Wall Street?
Joseph Fichera's op-ed in the New York Times shows the full depravity of Wall Street's resistance to regulation, says white collar criminologist Professor William Black.

  November 14, 14

Is Financial Fraud Too Complex to Prosecute?
The Department of Justice is using an illegitimate excuse to explain why it has not prosecuted any senior bankers, says Bill Black, former bank regulator and current Associate Professor of Economics and Law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

  October 27, 14

After Eric Holder Resigns, A Look at His Record on Bank Prosecutions
Former financial regulator Bill Black says Holder's legacy on "too big to fail" is "too big to jail"

  October 3, 14

FBI Targets Minority Communities in Mortgage Fraud Investigations
Former bank regulator Bill Black says Attorney General Eric Holder must stop targeting minorities and instead focus on the mortgage fraud of banksters

  October 3, 14

Ecuador to Adopt Digital Currency
Economist Bill Black says Ecuador's plan is supposed to provide bank services to rural communities through mobile phones

  October 3, 14

NY Bank's Alleged Redlining Has Roots in Government Practice
Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses the significance of a new lawsuit against Evans Bancorp that alleges the bank would not give loans to black neighborhoods

  October 3, 14

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