Category Archives: Germany

Banks: Is a New Glass-Steagall Good News? My comment to Ben Levisohn of Barrons

Hello Ben, I helped work on Gramm Leach Bliley (beginning when it would have been D’Amato Leach Bliley). I met Rep Jim Leach at the 2000 Republican National Convention while a NY delegate for Senator John McCain. When I met Rep … Continue reading

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‘‘Single Point of Entry Strategy’’

This past Thursday, the FDIC closed an extended comment period on its proposed regulation and process regarding ‘resolving’ a Systemically Important Financial Institution, also known as “SIFIs”. These depository institutions are the 20 or so largest in the US and … Continue reading

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Opposition to Basel III comment to banking regulators for due process https://federalregister.gov/a/2012-17010; CFR: 12 CFR 217; 12 CFR 324; 12 CFR 3 Action: Joint notice of proposed rulemaking for the 22 October 2012 Comment; Document Citation: 77 FR 52887; Page: 52887 -52975 … Continue reading

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EU strategy for commercial and cultural asymmetric ‘war’ In the fall of 2010, while attending a conference on ‘transatlantic’ law, I began to contemplate the comments and demeanor of the German experts (lawyers, media, bureaucrats) that Germany was still waging … Continue reading

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