On Sept. 30th, the leading authorities on the creation and implementation of open data policy for our country are gathering. Data Transparency 2014, co-hosted by the Sunlight Foundation, couldn’t come at a more critical time.Continue reading
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Many of the senators voting on Mary Jo White's nomination to head the SEC today got campaign contributions from her high-powered legal clients.Continue reading
One Wall Street revolver will continue a very successful post-regulatory agency career with a newly created position at Bank of America, the nation's largest bank. Gary Lynch, who was the head of enforcement at the Securities and Exchange Commission ...Continue reading
Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) chairwoman Mary Schapiro received nearly $9 million in compensation and retirement benefits from the Financial Industry ...Continue reading
Yesterday the Senate unanimously voted to close a loophole that may have allowed the SEC to disregard certain FOIA requests ...Continue reading
I’ve been reading about a brewing controversy over whether language in the new Financial Regulations Act -- officially the Dodd-Frank ...Continue reading
U.S. energy companies will soon have to reveal how much they pay foreign governments for rights to produce crude oil, natural gas and minerals around the world.
Tucked near the end of the more than 2,000-page final version ...
We all know, thanks to the Center for Responsive Politics, that Goldman Sachs is a heavy hitter--in the 2008 presidential cycle, among the top donors to both Barack Obama and John McCain, that its employees, their family members and its ...Continue reading