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Papers Comparison: Rules of the Rating Game, Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Credit Rating, The Financial Crisis and Corporate Credit Ratings.

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1."The rules of the Rating Game: Market Perception of Corporate Ratings" Jankowitsch, Ottonello
2."Impact of the Dodd-Frank act on credit ratings" Dimitrov, Palia, Tang… 100 more words


K&L Gates Discusses the Dodd-Frank Reform Endgame

Early 2018 will likely see the most significant progress on reforming the Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) since its passage in 2010 thanks to four key efforts: the Financial CHOICE Act and activity in the House Financial Services Committee, an appropriations effort, President Trump’s executive actions, and bipartisan legislation in the Senate. 867 more words

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In Search of Obama

There is no doubt that history will refer Barack Obama as a U.S. President Like No Other. There is the obvious aspect of his being the first African American president. 649 more words

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The U.S. Is Making a Mistake by Withdrawing from the EITI

Last month, the Trump Administration announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The decision was not wholly unexpected, especially since the Department of the Interior… 946 more words


Robert's Rules of Order Vs Trumps Tricks

The Departing Consumer-Finance Director played it smart.

Richard Cordray clearly moved to thwart Trump by appointing a new deputy director, Leandra English  before resigning.

Cordray — signaling that the Bureau has no intention of letting the president name his own acting director. 46 more words

Man at Center of Obama-Trump Battle for CFPB, Richard Cordray "cared about consumers, but consumed by politics"

CFPB director Richard Cordray testifies on Capitol Hill in 2014. (Reuters photo: Jonathan Ernst)


November 27, 2017 4:00 AM

The CFPB’s first director cared about consumers, but he was consumed by politics. 1,158 more words

Trump tests limits of Rule of Law with move to appoint his own acting director for CFPB

News broke this week that President Trump is “appointing” an acting director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a move opposed by consumer advocates all across the country. 657 more words

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