Mon, Jun 28, 2010 -- 9:00 AM
Financial Reform: What Does it Mean?Download audio (MP3)
Nearly two years after the financial crisis began, Congress has reached a deal on legislation to reform the financial sector. Consumer advocates are celebrating some of the new rules spelled out in the 1,500 page bill -- but many details still need to be worked out. What does the legislation mean for consumers? And does it have the power to prevent another financial meltdown?
Host: Michael Krasny
- Joseph Grundfest, former SEC commissioner, professor of law and business at Stanford Law School and co-director of the Rock Center on Corporate Governance
- Lauren Saunders, managing attorney for the Washington, D.C. office of the National Consumer Law Center
- Michael Mandel, editor in chief of Visible Economy and former chief economist for BusinessWeek
- Rodney Brown, president and CEO of the California Bankers Association
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