SEC

SEC Accusations Against US Billionaire Highlights Centrality of Insider Trading to Hedge Fund Profits

September 22, 2016

Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses the case of Leon Cooperman, who once accused Obama of unfair treatment of the rich

Campaign Finance Reform

July 25, 2014
Prof. Tom Ferguson discusses why IRS fails to investigate political spending by groups such as Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS

Dodd-Frank Still Not Fully Implemented Four Years Later

July 21, 2014

Gerald Epstein says that a fully-implemented Dodd-Frank Act does not require a breaking up of the big banks, which is needed to prevent another financial crisis

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.

Financial Regulator Shutdown, Halts Investigations of Wall Street Crimes

October 9, 2013

The CFTC is shutdown in the middle of implementing Dodd Frank financial regulations. The main U.S. regulatory agency responsible for monitoring commodity markets has ceased most of its operations during the government shutdown. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) oversees commodity markets, like oil and corn. It adopts regulatory rules, and monitors markets and trading…

Ex-Employees Say Bank of America Rewarded Fraudulent Foreclosures

June 20, 2013

Bill Black: Bank of America and other financial giants undeterred by Obama Admins weak oversight and enforcement of industry

JP Morgan/Chase Shareholders Meeting to Vote on Demoting Chairman Jamie Dimon

May 20, 2013

Jennifer Taub: Fight over resolution making CEO Dimon give up board chairman’s job shows what an oxymoron “shareholder democracy” is; concentration of power is extreme in the worlds biggest bank