Financial Reform

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Of Crises & Blown Opportunites

Bob Monks asks: What Happened in 2010? December 29, 2010 | financial crisis , Financial Reform , Dodd-Frank
Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Financial Reform

"I think the financial reform bill is tragic from the point of view of corporate governance." Bob Monks discusses the failures of the financial reform bill." June 16, 2010 | self-regulation , Dodd-Frank , Financial Reform , corporate governance , Corporate Power
Saturday, May 8, 2010

Fiduciary Duty

Bob Monks discusses the fiduciary obligation that banks owe to their customers. If this duty were enforced, he says, banks would have to solve their conflicts of interest by divesting themselves of holdings that were outside this obligation. May 8, 2010 | fiduciary duty , financial crisis , Wall Street , corporate governance , Financial Reform
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Unintended Consequences

Bob Monks discusses the unintended consequences to the U.S. Government response to the financial crisis. Are we going to live with vast unemployment and superbanks? December 17, 2009 | Financial Reform , financial crisis , Wall Street
Monday, December 14, 2009

Power Corrupts

Bob Monks discusses the failure of corporations to self-regulate and how that contributed to the economic collapse. December 14, 2009 | Corporate Power , bailout , Financial Reform , financial crisis , self-regulation
Sunday, May 24, 0201

Responsible ownership and the financial crisis

Bob Monks discusses responsible ownership in the light of the financial crisis. He proposes that multiple classes of stock would allow interested and responsible owners to exercise good governance. He also draws parallels between the lack invested ownership and the conflicts of interest that arise when there is no… May 24, 0201 | responsible ownership , Financial Reform , CEO power
Friday, July 1, 2011

Looking at Too Big to Fail

It's interesting to see all of this data in a visual form. The chart is from is huge -- but very effective, I think.  Be sure to read their entire post called, "Too Big to Fail: Inside America's Economic Downfall."  July 1, 2011 | Dodd-Frank , Wall Street , financial crisis , Financial Reform
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