Post Tagged with: "financial crisis"

GULC Releases Annual State of Legal Market Report

The Georgetown University Law Center, in collaboration with mass media and information firm Thomson Reuters, released its 13th annual 2016 Report on the State of the Legal Market on Jan. 7. The report found that to succeed in the shifting legal market, firms must make changes to the way they[Read More…]

by January 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Movie Review: ‘The Big Short’

★★★★★ An adaptation of Michael Lewis’ bestselling 2010 novel of the same name, “The Big Short” explores the inner workings of the 2007-2008 financial crisis and the few individuals who profited from it through the unique perspective of a handful of financial industry outsiders. The plot weaves the intricate beginnings[Read More…]

Former Fed CEO Shares Economic Experience

As part of McDonough School of Business professor David A. Walker’s “Global Financial Markets and Institutions” course, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Richard W. Fisher held a question-and-answer session on Oct. 8 with students, in which he discussed various issues ranging from his past[Read More…]

by October 19, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his retirement in September and will likely step down in the next two weeks.

Holder Talks Race, Drug War in Reflection on Tenure

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his resignation in September after six years in the administration of President Barack Obama, during which time Holder presided over the response to the 2008 financial crisis, the War on Terror and, most recently, the national furor over race relations in the criminal justice[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

Reject Business Mindset to Avoid Crisis

The last few years have been disheartening for observers of business. Countrywide Financial sold bad products to ignorant consumers. A bloated banking system collapsed. Banks helped Greece manipulate its debt. Toyota knowingly covered up problems in quality at the expense of human safety and, consequently, its reputation. The U.S. Department[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Opinion