Bart Chilton, a former regulator known for his blunt criticism of Wall Street, is joining the law and lobby shop DLA Piper.
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Interested parties are gearing up the message machine as the Senate Banking Committee prepares to consider a comprehensive housing finance reform bill.
Portions of the contentious Dodd-Frank regulations remain intact.
Retailers are creating a new system to share information and help fight cyber threats.
The National Retail Federation announced on Monday that the new platform, modeled after a financial industry forum, is scheduled to be up and running in June. Once operational, the information-sharing and analysis center should help stores beef up their defenses against hackers.
But the percentage of people who think their tax bill is reasonable has dropped in recent years.
The Congressional Budget Office on Monday lowered its estimates of projected deficits over the next decade because of lower spending on healthcare.
Insurance coverage provisions will cost $104 billion less than estimated over 10 years.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s upcoming book tour will reportedly include a few other top veterans of the financial crisis.
The CBO projects a $492 billion deficit for 2014, down from $514 billion.
The World Trade Organization on Monday forecast a modest increase in global trade over the next two years.