Category Archives: Legal

Groundhog Day for NZ FSPs: Bryan Cook of Asia Finance Corporation is a Crook, but Does NZ’s FMA Care?

Why is it Groundhog Day? Back in 2011, I wrote a seriously messy blog post about dodgy New Zealand FSPs (Financial Services Providers), their dodgy web sites and people and addresses, and the evidently nonexistent oversight of all of this by the NZ Ministry of Economic Development and the NZ Companies Office. To my surprise, […]

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Time to “Fire” Mary Jo White: SEC Covers Up for Bank Capital Accounting Scam Promoted by Her Former Firm, Debevoise

Pam Martens and Russ Martens published a mind-boggling expose yesterday on how the SEC is refusing to stop an abuse by major banks that increases systemic risk.

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TPP: Don Beyer (D-VA) Puts “Free Trade” Above National Sovereignty and Democracy

Debunking “free trade” and other spurious defenses of the multinational enrichment, democracy stripmining programs known as the Trade in Services Agreement, the TransPacific Partnership, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

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