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  • Discussion on the Fifth Anniversary of the DoddFrank Financial Regulatory Law
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    Fifth Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Financial Regulatory Law

    To mark the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, a panel of financial experts spoke about the impact of the legislation and discussed the different provisions of the law including…

  • Securities Exchange Commission Oversight Former Officials
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    Securities Exchange Commission Oversight, Former Officials

    Former officials testified about Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) operations and proposed regulatory changes. Among the topics they addressed were the role of credit rating agencies…

  • Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud
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    Criminal Prosecutions for Financial Fraud

    Legal experts testified about potential legal means to prosecute Wall Street brokers for fraud when they act against the interests of clients. Following their testimony, Assistant Attorney…

  • Executive Pay
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    Executive Pay

    J.W. Verrett talked about an Obama administration order earlier in the week that seven of the firms that received the most federal aid must slash compensation to their highest-paid…

  • Improving Corporate Governance
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    Improving Corporate Governance

    A Senate Banking subcommittee looked at the issue of corporate governance and the make up and behavior of corporate boards. Witnesses included an official from the Securities and Exchange…

  • Executive Compensation
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    Executive Compensation

    A House Financial Services Committee hearing was held a on regulating executive pay at publicly traded companies. Obama administration officials testified on how to eliminate the compensation practices…

  • AIG Collapse and Rescue Trustees
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    AIG Collapse and Rescue, Trustees

    American International Group (AIG) trustees testified about the use of public bailout funds by the company and previous claims that all or most of the funds would be returned to the…