Diane Rehm: New Rules for Wall Street

Diane RehmAFR coalition member Travis Plunkett of the Consumer Federation of America and Professor Michael Greenberger discussed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009 on NPR today.  Listen here.

The House takes up the biggest overhaul of laws covering banks and financial institutions since the New Deal. What the legislation for governing Wall Street means for consumers and the industry.


Michael Greenberger, professor, University of Maryland Law School; director, Center for Health and Homeland Security; and former senior regulator, Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

Travis Plunkett, legislative director for the Consumer Federation of America.

Phillip Swagel, a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Economic Policy (December 2006 – January 2009).