Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger, Continuation

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:
286965-4
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2009 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jun 30, 2009 | 4:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jun 11, 2009 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 11, 2009 | 11:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 12, 2009 | 6:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 13, 2009 | 4:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2009 | 11:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2009 | 5:56am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 29, 2009 | 1:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 30, 2009 | 4:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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