Financial Reform

6:38 – Alexis Goldstein in to talk financial reform in 2016. What are the main takeaways of Dodd-Frank, why it was a big victory and why it is a big target for lobbyists. The importance of the CFPB in protecting Americans from fraud. How Dodd-Frank deals with failing banks and opaque derivatives markets, mortgage-backed securities […]
Washington Monthly Editor Haley Sweetland Edwards, explained why the success of financial reform will be determined by its implementation, what “position limits” are and why they matter, how lobbyists are undermining Dodd-Frank, how the regulatory apparatus works, and what the White House and public can do to guard and implement Dodd-Frank. On The Better Half: […]