Category: Cornelius Hurley

Finance, Housing Intersect In New Green Plan

Banker & Tradesman (subscription required) Cornelius Hurley, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, School of Law Peter Fox-Penner, Questrom School of Business A joint initiative between Boston University’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy and its Institute for Sustainable Energy aims to put climate change high up on the next president’s agenda – and it’s […]

Ignore the Party Platforms: Pols Don’t Really Want to Break Up JPMorgan

TheStreet.com Cornelius Hurley, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, School of Law The Democratic convention debuted Monday and — like its Republican counterpart — the party included a provision in its platform recommending that lawmakers reinstate the 1933 Depression-era Glass-Steagall Act, which would break up the largest banks… Expert quote: “You have this shiny object over […]

As Goldman Reports Profits, Focus on Clinton’s Paid Speeches Re-Emerges

TheStreet.com Cornelius Hurley, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, School of Law Goldman Sachs posted quarterly profit topped analyst estimates Tuesday, putting a spotlight once again on the institution at the center of a battle between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her rival, Bernie Sanders, over speeches she gave to the giant investment bank and its […]

Bernie Sanders Outlines Plan to Pare Down Big Banks

Wall Street Journal (subscription required) Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy Bernie Sanders’s awkward explanation of how he would break up the nation’s biggest banks reverberated on the campaign trail Wednesday, with his Democratic presidential opponent Hillary Clinton chiding him for a hazy plan… Expert quote: “The tools are there. […]

Brexit — an existential problem for London and Paris

Financial Times (subscription required) Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy It is a vexing, existential problem fit for the pipe of Jean-Paul Sartre. For more than a fortnight, French and British officials have locked horns over a single word in the draft text of UK’s “new settlement” with the EU. Should […]