Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Dominance of the Financial Sector

Why hasn't the rest of the economy rebounded as well as the financial sector? Bob Monks, December 22, 2010 December 22, 2010 | financial crisis , Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission , Wall Street , Corporate Power
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Who picks up the tab when a corporation is fined?

I can’t think of anybody who was satisfied with the way in which the consequences of the financial crisis of 2008 have been handled. There have been some indictments but always against very minor figures, and no prosecutions have been directed toward the major players in any of the large… October 10, 2013 | accountability , fiduciary duty , CEO Pay , financial crisis , Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission , BP , shareholder rights
Monday, April 18, 2011

Goldman's Tin Ear?

Apparently, the questions raised with Goldman Sachs in the Hearings a year ago before the Financial Crisis Investigations Committee and Senator Levin's sub committee will persist. Was Goldman "tin eared", a little less than candid or did they deliberately misrepresent facts? Both Levin's committee and the newly published Money… April 18, 2011 | accountability , Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission , financial crisis , fiduciary duty , self-regulation , Corporate Power
Monday, March 7, 2011

A Response to the FCIC Final Report- Part II

Response to FCIC Final Report: Part II Management Risk & Negligence There were many losers in this crisis, but there was a consistent, if small, class of winners:  the principal executives of the major financial institutions -- both those that survived and those that did not -- all walked… March 7, 2011 | Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission , financial crisis , Wall Street , bailout , fiduciary duty , accountability
Tuesday, February 22, 2011

A Response to the FCIC Final Report

Response to FCIC Final Report: Part I   Many people have commented on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Report released in January. After following the Commission’s progress and reading much of the press on it, I also offer my thoughts and I present two main for discussion:   the financial crisis… February 22, 2011 | Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission , financial crisis , corporate governance , Business
Copyright 2014 by Robert A. G. Monks