The Best Regulation Is

Adkins, Rick
March 2009
Journal of Financial Planning;Mar2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, Special section p28
Academic Journal
The article discusses some of the financial disasters of 2008, including the collapse of companies such as Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch and Washington Mutual. The U.S. government's Troubled Asset Relief Program, the exposure of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, and the Dow Jones Industrial average losing over 40 percent of its value are also discussed. The impact of these events is analyzed in terms of changes which are expected in the regulatory requirements imposed on the financial industry.


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