Thursday, January 28, 2010

Overview of the U.S. Financial System

A 12/14/2009 report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) provides useful background information as hearings about the financial crisis get underway.  The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has made available online CRS Order Number: R40249,. "Who Regulates Whom? An Overview of U.S. Financial Supervision." The report "provides an overview of current U.S. financial regulation: which agencies are responsible for which institutions and markets, and what kinds of authority they have."