Retarding Recovery

Forbes, Steve
September 2009
Forbes Asia;9/7/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p9
In this article the author discusses the proposal of the Treasury Department to crush venture capital forms with burdensome new regulations in the U.S. He states that the proposal is part of the plan of President Barack Obama's administration to reform the financial regulatory system. He also mentions the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its harmful effect, which was created to prevent corporate fraud and excesses in 2002.


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