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.

 

What's New

June 2, 2015 - Blog Post: Blog Post: Mary Jo Wait
May 27, 2015 - Blog Post: Blog Post: Ramping Up The Call To Slow Down Trades
May 12, 2015 - Press Release: Draft Bill Guts Much-Needed Wall Street Reforms
May 6, 2015 - Blog Post: Small Idea To Save Our Markets


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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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Explore Public Citizen's Financial Reform Program

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. 
    

Safety Glass

HSBC, Too Big To Jail?


This report examines the widespread support for reinstating Glass-Steagall, a Depression Era law that separated commercial banking activities from reckless speculation.  Read the report.
  This report examines problems at HSBC in light of the bank's possible involvement in international tax evasion schemes.  Learn more.
   

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