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Podcast: The Volcker Rule and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act - The Impact on Banking and the Securities Market
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

On this edition, Derek Bush of Cleary Gottlieb and Mark Perlow of K&L Gates discuss the Dodd-Frank Act and the Volcker Rule and its impact on securities markets and the banking industry. They discuss what banks will and won't be able to do, including... Read More

A Credit Crisis-Era Vestige: Fourth Circuit Affirms Bank Executives’ Criminal Conviction
Posted on 9 Jun 2015 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Federal prosecutors have come in for considerable criticism over their failure to press criminal charges against executives of financial institutions whose stumbles led to the global financial crisis. As Southern District of New York Judge Jed Rakoff... Read More

Why Fannie and Freddie Were Culprits in the Great Recession
Posted on 4 Feb 2014 by Herb Jacobs

On October 4, 2008, Charles Duhigg in the Sunday edition of the New York Times wrote the following article. “ Shortly after he became chief executive, Mr. Mudd traveled to the California offices of Angelo R. Mozilo , the head of Countrywide Financial... Read More

Commentary on Dodd-Frank Act, Title XIV - Anti-Predatory Lending Provisions for Residential Mortgage Loans
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by Stephen Ornstein, Matthew Yoon, John Holahan

In this Analysis, Stephen Ornstein, Matthew Yoon, and John Holahan, of SNR Denton, discuss the anti-predatory lending provisions of the historic Dodd-Frank Act. Prescribing a host of new standards for residential mortgage loans, Title XIV is one of the... Read More

Howard Schweitzer, Former TARP COO, Reflects on the TARP Program and the Global Financial Crisis
Posted on 15 Nov 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Howard Schweitzer of Cozen O'Conner gave the keynote presentation at the HB Litigation Conferences seminar titled "Regulation of International Business: Important Considerations for Insurance & Reinsurance" on Sept. 23, 2010, in Washington... Read More