Committee: Dodd-Frank compliance to cost private sector 24 million man-hours per year

Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 4/16/2012

The House Financial Services Committee plans to release a new Web resource aimed at tracking the regulatory burden of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul Congress passed in 2010. The “Dodd-Frank Burden Tracker” is set to measure how much of a negative effect the legislation will have.

According to a release […]

Records Reveal Contact Between Corzine and the Fed in MF Global’s Final Days

James Rosen 12/14/2011

…MF Global documents and telephone and email records obtained by Fox News show that on the morning of Oct. 26 — not even a full day after the optimistic statement he released — Corzine was contacting top officials at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, including New York Fed President […]

U.S. Covers Millions in Legal Fees for Ex-Freddie, Fannie Executives 1/24/2011

Taxpayers have spent more than $160 million defending executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, infuriating lawmakers who want to know why taxpayers are footing the bill for heads of agencies that have already cost Americans at least $150 billion.

According to The New York Times, the bulk of those legal expenses — […]