Phil Angelides Strongly Objects to Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Protections

Phil Angelides, who chaired the committee evaluating the causes of the financial meltdown and recommending changes to prevent another one, has written a very strong letter objecting to proposals to roll back the protections of Dodd-Frank. March 5, 2018 The Honorable Mike Crapo Chairman, U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs 239 Dirksen…

The Women of Abacus Bank Talk About the Failed Prosecution and the New Documentary

On Huffington Post, VEA Vice Chair Nell Minow writes about a new documentary about the failed prosecution of the only bank indicted following the subprime financial meltdown, Abacus. “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” is a new documentary from “Hoop Dreams” director Steve James about a tiny, family-run Chinatown bank that was the only financial institution…