Tagged: Lehman Brothers

BofA CEO pressured in Merrill deal?

Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis testifies before Congress today about whether federal regulators pressured him to complete a deal last year to buy Merrill Lynch.  Mark T. Williams, a former Federal Reserve bank examiner who teaches finance in the School of Management and is writing a book on the fall of Lehman Brothers during […]

Lehman Brothers investigation

Law Professor Tamar Frankel, an authority on securities law, corporate governance, and legal ethics, comments on grand juries looking into actions of Lehman Brothers. “Do not blame Lehman Brothers. The examinations of its actions are unnecessary. Many large financial institutions adopted the same practices and developed the so-called market that we now have. “Rationally, a […]