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Mon, Jul 25, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

Financial Reform, One Year Later


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Lax investment regulations and bad home loans are blamed for sparking the nation's deepest recession in decades. In response, lawmakers Barney Frank, Chris Dodd and others introduced the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The goal was to keep the "average American consumer" safe. But one year later, the act is under legislative attack -- and some are questioning whether the legislation has accomplished its goals.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Cady North, senior finance policy analyst for Bloomberg Government
  • Eric Talley, professor and Gilbert Foundation chair in law, business and the economy at UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Scott Talbott, senior vice president for government affairs at Financial Services Roundtable, a group representing the financial industry

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