Category Archives: Tim Geithner

New Legislation Designed to Make the U.S. a Fintech Leader

By | November 17, 2016

In his book Stress Test, former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner vividly describes the difficulty he encountered in trying to get the various federal financial regulators to go along with the Obama administration’s post-crisis regulatory reform agenda.  In the summer of 2009, after the Treasury Department released the details of their proposal, regulators swarmed Capitol Hill… Read More »

Carmen Segarra and Competing Visions of Bank Supervision

By | October 25, 2016

The below are edited remarks from a speech I delivered at the Rethinking Regulation Seminar hosted by Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics on October 25th, 2016. Today I will talk about an episode that occurred early in my tenure at the New York Fed.  And I tell this story not simply because it is… Read More »