Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger

Kenneth Lewis, CEO of Bank of America, testified about the events surrounding Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch and its receipt of federal… read more

Kenneth Lewis, CEO of Bank of America, testified about the events surrounding Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch and its receipt of federal financial assistance. In his testimony he said that federal regulators had pressured the bank into moving forward with the merger. In sometimes contentious exchanges, committee members expressed concern about the pressure applied, but also questioned if Mr. Lewis may have used the threat of backing out of the acquisition as a “bargaining chip” for more government assistance.

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Program ID:
286965-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2009 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 16, 2009 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 11, 2009 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2009 | 7:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2009 | 7:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2009 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 12, 2009 | 2:28am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 12, 2009 | 4:15am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 13, 2009 | 2:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2009 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 29, 2009 | 11:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2009 | 2:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 16, 2009 | 8:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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