On the latest episode of The Bank Account, I had a conversation with Suzanne Donner and Bill Walton of DHG Financial Services to discuss their new
On May 12, FDIC Vice Chairman Tom Hoenig spoke at the Systemic Risk and Organization of the Financial System Conference in California. He delivered
Today, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held a field hearing in Bakersfield, California entitled "The Impact of the Financial CrisesGreater Bakersfield.
Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a field hearing entitled "Too Big Has Failed: Learning From Midwest Banks and Credit Unions."
Today, the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing titled, “Alternatives for Promoting Liquidity in the Commercial Real Estate Markets, Supporting Small Businesses and Increasing Job Growth” to discuss “The Commercial Real Estate Stabilization Act of 2010” (H.R. 5816) (“CRESA”) proposed by Rep. Walt Minnick (D-ID), with co-sponsors from both parties.
On July 15, 2010 the Senate passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”), which represents the most sweeping change to banking law since Congress adopted the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (“FIRREA”), if not before.
As you read this, annual meeting season is in full swing.
On Tuesday, the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing on proposals to address barriers to small business lending.
Yesterday, the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit of the House Committee on Financial Services held a hearing entitled "The Condition of Financial Institutions: Examining the Failure and Seizure of an American Bank."
Yesterday, the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) held its first public hearing to discuss the causes of the financial markets crisis.