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  • Financial Regulations Law
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    Financial Regulations Law

    Panelists talked about the constitutionality of the Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Reform Act. Topics included the non-delegation doctrine/separation of powers, the role of the Financial…

    215 views
  • IHS Global Economic Outlook Conference
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    IHS Global Economic Outlook Conference

    Participants spoke about global financial regulations. Mr. Elliott focused on the need for financial reform and agencies like the Consumer Financial Protection Agency. Mr. Wallison talked…

    110 views
  • Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
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    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    The mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed under federal conservatorship in September 2008 in the wake of the housing downtown. The Center for Responsive Law -…

    185 views
  • Regulating Large Financial Firms
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    Regulating Large Financial Firms

    Banking analysts and regulators spoke about the current state of the financial services industry and challenges for regulating large financial firms in an uncertain market. They spoke about…

    157 views
  • Financial Industry Regulations Business Interests
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    Financial Industry Regulations, Business Interests

    The House Financial Services Committee heard testimony on a bill to eliminate systemic risk and provide for prudential banking overhaul. The proposed legislation would give federal…

    179 views
  • State of Federal Housing Enterprises
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    State of Federal Housing Enterprises

    Witnesses testified about the financial stability of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the outlook was troubled for the enterprises due to a weak economy, high unemployment, and…

    258 views
  • Systemic Risk in Financial Markets Part 1
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    Systemic Risk in Financial Markets, Part 1

    Witnesses testified about the state of financial institutions and markets, government efforts to assist financial institutions, and proposals to provide greater oversight and systemic risk…

    391 views
  • The Panic of 2008
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    The Panic of 2008

    Financial journalists participated in a panel discussion on the 2008 economic panic. Topics included possible causes of the recession, the government’s intervention, and recommendations for…

    308 views
  • Financial Risk Regulation
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    Financial Risk Regulation

    Witnesses testified about the U.S. and global financial crisis, levels of transparency and accountability for financial operations, and proposed new regulations governing financial risk and…

    267 views
  • Deregulation and the Financial Crisis
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    Deregulation and the Financial Crisis

    Former Senator Phil Gramm talked about the role of deregulation in the current economic crisis. As chairman of the Senate Banking Committee he sponsored deregulatory legislation, supported…

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  • Regulation of the Financial Industry
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    Regulation of the Financial Industry

    The congressionally mandated Troubled Assets Relief Program Oversight Panel heard from experts on the regulation of the financial industry in preparation for a report on the use of…

    219 views
  • Home Mortgage Finance
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    Home Mortgage Finance

    Participants spoke about the state of the financial industry, recent government intervention to assist investment banks and mortgage lenders, and proposals to restructure regulation of the…

    284 views
  • QA with Peter Wallison
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    Q&A with Peter Wallison

    Peter Wallison talked about the history and background of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. His books include Serving Two Masters, Yet Out of Control: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and Privatizing…

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