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The FinReg Pod

Oct 20, 2020

Bob Litterman is chairman of the Risk Committee and a founding partner at Kepos Capital. Bob was also the chairman of the CFTC’s Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee which last month released a comprehensive report that identifies climate change as a systemic risk to the U.S. financial system and presents 53...


Oct 8, 2020

Dick Kovacevich was CEO of Wells Fargo from 1998 until 2007, during which time he built the company into a banking powerhouse. Dicks relentless focus on selling Wells Fargos customers as many products as possible is what made Wells such a widely admired company, but it also sowed the seeds of Wells Fargo's


Sep 23, 2020

Climate change poses a "slow motion" systemic threat to the stability of the U.S. financial system requiring urgent action from financial regulators, including the Federal Reserve and the Securities Exchange Commission. That is one of the findings of a recently released landmark report commissioned by the U.S. Commodity...


Sep 20, 2020

Richard Cordray served as the first director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). His new book, "Watchdog: How Protecting Consumers Can Save Our Families, Our Economy, and Our Democracy," shows how the Bureau quickly became a powerful force for good, suing big banks for cheating or deceiving...


Jul 31, 2020

Rodney Hood is the first African-American to lead a federal banking regulatory agency, the National Credit Union Administration-the independent agency that oversees the nation's federally insured credit unions. Since entering the role last year, Chairman Hood has focused on building and reinforcing places that have...