Financial Regulatory Forum

ANALYSIS-Wall Street mounts campaign backlash against Democrats

By Reuters Staff
July 28, 2010

By David Morgan

WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) – Wall Street executives who endured two years of blame for the U.S. financial crisis and now face costly industry reforms are turning against Democrats by shifting campaign contributions to Republicans.

US Senate OKs plan for dismantling ailing financial giants – details

May 5, 2010

WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved an amendment to a sweeping Wall Street reform bill that would set up a new government protocol for seizing and dismantling large financial firms that are in distress.