Dodd-Frank

Is There Another Financial Crisis in the Works?

July 26, 2018

In this regulatory environment banks borrow more and make riskier loans and “no one is watching them” says, professor Gerald Epstein

Average CEO Makes 339 Times More Than their Average Worker

Average CEO Makes 339 Times More Than their Average Worker

May 27, 2018

The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 requires companies to report the CEO-Worker pay ratios; Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies analyzes the data

Congress Passes 'Bank Lobbyists Bill' - An Unnecessary Giveaway to Banks

Congress Passes ‘Bank Lobbyists Bill’ – An Unnecessary Giveaway to Banks

May 23, 2018

The bill, which now heads to Trump for his signature, rolls back major provisions of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations of 2010, allowing banks to engage in riskier investment strategies and to hide discriminatory practices, says CEPR’s Dean Baker

Financial Deregulation Bill ‘Guts’ Dodd-Frank

March 6, 2018

Republican Senators – with 12 Democratic co-sponsors – are pushing through a financial deregulation bill that with dismantle the post-financial crisis Dodd-Frank regulations, in the name of helping community banks. But this is just a pretext, says former financial regulator Bill Black

Trump’s CFPB Pick Will Likely Spell Bad News for Consumers

November 17, 2017

The good news is that President Trump has been slow to nominate heads for regulatory agencies, says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. The bad news is that Trump will pick someone eventually to replace Richard Cordray

The Black Financial and Fraud Report

July 14, 2017
Former financial regulator Bill Black offers bankers a challenge: Step forward if you support the new rule issued by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau allowing consumers to bring about class-action litigation against banks who defraud them

Clinton Vs. Sanders on Big Banks (2/2)

April 15, 2016

Bill Black, advisor to Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton supporter Paul Hodes discuss whether the Sanders proposal to break up big banks is sufficient to control systemic fraud and corruption on Wall Street

Can Clinton Be Trusted to Regulate the Industry That Made Her Wealthy?

January 21, 2016

Former regulator Bill Black and Public Banking Institute founder Ellen Brown say Hillary’s track record gives no indication that she will fulfill any promise in her 2016 campaign to implement regulations on Wall Street

The Most Durable Economy in the World?

January 13, 2016

Economist Robert Pollin of PERI and Dedrick Muhammad of CFED, respond to President Obama’s State of the Union, addressing the lingering legacy of inequality, low wages, and lack of job creation

Bill Black: Volcker Rule Approved But “Not Enforceable”

December 11, 2013

Former financial regulator Bill Black says 863-page Volcker rule will allow banks to continue their risky financial derivative bets by claiming speculation is mere hedging.