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The Obamas - A Real Class Act

As the Obama Administration heads into the final lap of its eight year term, it is time for retrospectives to begin. And we can begin with the fact that, even after all the mudslinging and flaming arrows aimed at the President and Mrs. 581 more words

Point Of View Columns

Retailers Tell Fed: Debit Card Swipe Fees Are Still Too Dang High

Even though the Dodd-Frank financial reforms effectively halved the fees that retailers must pay to banks for each debit card transaction, the stores say that amount is still too much. 558 more words

The Perils, Protections and Proliferation of Pre-IPO Options: Expanding the 4(1½) Exception to Employee Options

Many would describe the era we are living in as a “startup bubble.” Not only has the number of startup companies increased dramatically, but many startups have also achieved record-breaking valuations. 1,184 more words

Securities Regulation

Reflections on The Big Short

Ron Berger —

The Academy Award nominated film The Big Short is an entertaining dramatization of Michael Lewis’s book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine… 2,031 more words

Politics And Economics

With Tulsi Gabbard on Board, Will Elizabeth Warren Endorse Sanders?

Senator Elizabeth Warren has been championing progressive reform since she was elected in 2012. After working as a law professor at Harvard University, she wrote key components of the Dodd-Frank Act—including the design of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—and has been one of the biggest supporters of Wall Street Reform and regulation in Congress. 532 more words

Barack Obama

Skadden provides SEC Rulemaking Update: A Year of Changes, With More to Come

Last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made major progress in completing its rulemaking mandates under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) and the Dodd-Frank Act. 1,290 more words

Securities Regulation

Why Debbie Wasserman Schultz Won't Make It to Congress Next Year

Debbie Wasserman Schultz was already unpopular going into the Democratic Presidential Primaries, as her poor leadership of the Democratic National Committee contributed to 2014 midterm election losses… 1,067 more words

Hillary Clinton