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    Enron Bankruptcy and the Accounting Industry

    Officers of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and economic experts talked about the effect of the Enron bankruptcy on both large and small accounting…

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    Critique of the Mutual Fund Industry

    Mr. Bogle, a founder of the Vanguard Group, criticized the structure of the mutual fund industry, saying that insufficient emphasis is placed on the interests of the owners of the…

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    Regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Financial experts and consumer advocates talked about effective means of government regulation of the housing loan industry. Among the issues they addressed were the power that…

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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Representative Richard Baker talked about federal regulation of government supported enterprises and about implementing new stress tests to guarantee sufficient capital resources for these…

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    GSE's and Public Policy

    Participants talked about government sponsored enterprise. In particular they focused on stock practices of these companies and hidden subsidies forced on taxpayers. They stated…

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    Looking to the Future

    Using charts created from company financial records, Mr. Wallison and Mr. Ely talked about how government-sponsored housing enterprises used government subsidies for risky…

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