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    Center for Study of Responsive Law Conference, Part 1

    Ralph Nader, a consumer advocate and two-time presidential candidate, and several experts delivered remarks on capitalism and free market policies at a day-long conference hosted by the…

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    2008 Lehman Brothers Failure, Panel 4

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the September 2008 failure of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history. Witnesses testified about operations and…

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    Senator Sanders on Ben Bernanke Nomination

    Senator Bernie Sanders held a news conference on the nomination of Ben Bernanke for a second term as Federal Reserve chairman. Senator Sanders has placed a hold on the nomination.

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    Executive Pay and TARP-Funded Companies

    Kenneth Feinberg, a special master at the Treasury Department, gave testimony regarding compensation of the 25 highest-paid employees of 7 companies that received assistance under the…

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    Role of Derivatives in Current Financial Crisis

    The Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the role of derivatives in the current financial crisis and regulatory issues pertaining to them. Credit swaps and derivatives function in many…

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    The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One

    William Black talked about his book The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One: How Corporate Executives and Politicians Looted the S and L Industry, published by University of Texas Press. In the book…

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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    William Black continued his testimony before the Senate Ethics Committee about the Savings and Loan crisis during the afternoon.

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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Black continued his testimony. Committee members questioned him about the clarity of warnings he and other regulators gave the “Keating Five” senators that Lincoln Savings and Loan was…

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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    Mr. Black continued his testimony during the afternoon.

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    Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

    William Black, general counsel for the Western Region Office of Thrift Supervision, testified before the Senate Ethics Committee about the actions of five U.S. senators on behalf of Charles Keating, Chariman of…

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 5 Part 3

    Witnesses resumed public testimony into the Lincoln Savings & Loan bankruptcy.

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 5 Part 2

    Witnesses continued testimony on the investigation into the Lincoln Savings & Loan bankruptcy. The hearing was stopped to start private testimony.

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 1 Part 1

    The House Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing to look at the closings of several Savings and Loans in Institution in the U.S., including the Lincoln Savings & Loan…

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 1 Part 4

    The Committee on House Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs Committee held a session that discussed thrift closing investigation Lincoln savings and the loan of California.

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 1 Part 2

    Charles H. Keating Jr. purchased Lincoln Savings and Loans in February 1984 for $51 million and increased its assets from $1.1 billion to $5.5 billion by 1988. In 1986 and 1987, Keating gave $1.3…

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    Lincoln Savings & Loan, Day 1 Part 3

    REP Henry Gonzalez, D-Texas, Chairman of the House Banking Committee held this hearing over the activities involving the Lincoln Savings and Loan. Lincoln was seized by federal regulators on April 14,…

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    ESM Securities Failure

    Witnesses testified on the actions of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board during bank failure investigations.

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