Greenspan pushes for Glass-Steagall repeal
- Greenspan praises law. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;5/29/95 - 6/5/95, Vol. 6 Issue 28, p20
Reports that Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan has praised the House Banking Committee for approving a legislation to roll back Depression-era laws limiting banking powers. Repeal of the Glass Steagall Act.
- Greenspan backs periodic review of banking laws. Seiberg, Jaret // American Banker;9/25/1995, Vol. 160 Issue 184, p2
Reports on the need for Congress to periodically review all government programs including consumer protection laws the central bank enforces according to Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan. Comment as response to Senator Rod Grams' advocacy for reviewing the Community Reinvestment,...
- Lax controls increase risk, Greenspan says. McConnell, Bill // American Banker;3/2/1998, Vol. 163 Issue 40, p3
Reports on the perceptions of the United States Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan on the effects of poor supervision in foreign countries on international lending between banks. Comments from Greenspan; Details on interbank funding; What weak supervision and regulation at banks lead to.
- Greenspan Claims Wide Powers Under Reform Act. ANASON, DEAN // American Banker;11/16/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 220, p1
Discloses the increase in powers of United States Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan after the signing into law of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 which repealed the laws separating commercial and investment banking and prohibiting bank holding companies from underwriting...
- Greenspan: Bank bill is not a turf battle. Koning, Rachel // Bond Buyer;02/12/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30578, p2
Reports on United States Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan's concern over how subsidiaries would be structured to support bank activities in securities. Differences between the Board and Treasury's approach towards financial modernization; Provisions under the HR 10, a bill that...
- Fed Offers Check Truncation Plan. Heller, Michele // American Banker;12/28/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 247, p4
Reports the legislation proposed by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan to speed up payment system in banks in the United States. Benefits of Check Truncation Act to banks; Ability of banks to truncate or stop the flow of checks or process electronically; Reduction of reliance of...
- Greenspan Backs Checking Interest Bill. Gordon, Jennifer // American Banker;3/1/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 41, p20
Reports that United States Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan has stated that he would support legislation to let banks pay interest on the Federal Reserve banks. Provision of more leeway to the board to reduce reserve requirements.
- A Lonely Voice Says Market Fixes Worked. Rehm, Barbara A. // American Banker;5/9/2003, Vol. 168 Issue 89, p1
U.S. Federal Reserve Board chairman Alan Greenspan endorsed the crackdown on banking corporate malfeasance enacted last year as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Greenspan criticized the $1.4 billion settlement that securities regulators reached with 10 investment banks. The firms were accused of putting...
- Fed under pressure to give ground in turf war with treasury. Rehm, Barbara A. // American Banker;2/22/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 34, p4
Focuses on the battle between Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, over legislation to overhaul financial laws in the United States. Rubin's call to allow banks to enter businesses via direct subsidiaries; Greenspan's view on expanding bank powers;...