Monthly Archives: April 2012

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AFR in the News: Bankers Assault on Financial Reform -Gerald Epstein: New financial regulations contained in the Dodd-Frank law are being gutted or delayed by regulators and Congress

Bankers Assault on Financial Reform -Gerald Epstein: New financial regulations contained in the Dodd-Frank law are being gutted or delayed by regulators and Congress – Transcipt, Paul Jay (The Real News Network) April 30, 2012 “And this kind of bill [H.R. 3336the Small Business Credit

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House Passes Bill to Exempt Small Banks from Swaps Rules

House Passes Bill to Exempt Small Banks from Swaps Rules  (American Banker) April 25, 2012 “The House on Wednesday easily approved a bill that would provide small banks an exemption from clearing requirements for swaps under the Dodd-Frank Act…The bill was opposed by Americans for

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Goldman Sachs under pressure to reveal lobby ties

Goldman Sachs under pressure to reveal lobby ties -Ronald D. Orol ( MarketWatch) April 23, 2012 “Public knowledge about the company’s range of advocacy is limited to what’s in its formal disclosures. But Marcus Stanley, policy director at Americans for Financial Reform, said he assumes