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March 5, 2010

By Michael Smallberg

Judge's Ruling Helps FINRA Keep Its Records Behind Closed Doors



As described in our latest podcast, POGO sent a letter to Congress last week calling for increased oversight of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), a self-regulatory organization (SRO) that oversees thousands of securities broker-dealers, and is supposed to be looking out for the interests of the investing public.

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Topics: Financial Sector

January 22, 2009

By Beverley Lumpkin

SIGTARP Grabs Mandate and Runs With It



Government Accountability We were heartened to see today's statement from Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) (a.k.a. The Watchdog's Watchdog) attaching a letter from the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP.

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Topics: Financial Sector

January 8, 2009

By Michael Smallberg

SIGTARP Gets Down to Business



Government Accountability The jury is still out on Neil Barofsky, the recently confirmed Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), but it looks like he's off to a promising start.

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Topics: Financial Sector

December 8, 2008

By Danielle Brian

Too Much on the SIGTARP's Plate?



Government Accountability Although we're still waiting for Neil Barofksy to be confirmed as the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), he's already being loaded up with so many responsibilities that he may soon resemble a person walking out of an

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Topics: Government Accountability, Financial Sector

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