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Debating the Volcker Rule - Podcast

Financial Services and E-Commerce Practice Group Podcast

Obama and VolckerLast week, U.S. banking regulators issued the 900-page Volcker Rule. The rule, long under consideration, is designed to limit proprietary trading - investment banks’ speculative trading for their own gains and their participation in hedge funds. Our experts debated the scope of the Volcker Rule, and its anticipated benefits and drawbacks.

Featuring:

  • Timothy E. Keehan, Vice President & Senior Counsel, Center for Securities, Trust and Investments, American Bankers Association
  • Dr. Marcus Stanley, Policy Director, Americans for Financial Reform
  • Moderator: Dean Reuter, Vice President and Director of Practice Groups, The Federalist Society

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