Financial Reform

Greed and recklessness on Wall Street caused a global financial crisis and recession, putting millions out of their jobs and homes. It’s time to hold the banks and financial corporations accountable. Public Citizen is fighting for strict new safeguards to protect consumers, investors, and workers.

 

It’s Time To Restore 1930’s Separation Of Banking and Gambling

Report shows support for restoring Glass-Steagall is widespread

What's New

Nov. 3, 2014 - Report: Lowered Expectations
Oct. 16, 2014 - Blog Post: Bankrupt Gambling
Oct. 14, 2014 - Blog Post: Crime Without Punishment
Oct 10, 2014 - Blog Post: Carmen Segarra and TBTJ


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Recent Reports

July 8, 2014 - Report: Justice Deferred
June 23, 2014 - Report: "Efficiency Nut?"
April 10, 2014 - Big Banks: Big Appetites
May 12, 2014 - A Matter of Perspective
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Stop CEO Pay Subsidies

"Efficiency Nut"


Taxpayer subsidies that boost the multimillion-dollar salaries of corporate executives cannot be justified. End this outrageous, wasteful practice. Write your senators today.
 
Despite being hailed as an "efficiency nut," our analysis shows that SEC Chair Mary Jo White has delayed the proposed completion date for final rules in 64 percent of the cases. Read the report. 
    

Justice Deferred

Online Activists Break Record


This report examines the Department of Justice's increased reliance on deferred prosecution agreements and whether it amounts to special treatment for "too big to jail" banks.  Read the report.
  The Volcker Rule has broken the record for the number comments submitted regarding regulations under Dodd-Frank. Most of the comments came from Public Citizen's online activists. Read the blog.
   

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