The Evolution of Financial Services in the Recession

April 9, 2009
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

The world’s financial markets continue to be roiled by the ongoing credit crisis as failure as the federal government waits for signs that its tough-love remedies might be curing our fiscal challenges. We spend an hour examining how the world of financial services is evolving in these challenging times. Kirsten Wegner is our guest to discuss the latest twists in Presidential and Congressional efforts to rebuild the nation’s financial markets. Next, Eric White talks about how Islamic Financial instruments are leading a movement in alternative forms of financing transactions in the United States and Canada. Then, leading bankruptcy attorneys Michael Richman and Mark Salzberg are here to explain the recession and how the federal efforts to bailout various industries are impacting a corporation’s ability to reorganize under Chapter 11. Finally, news and notes on the latest political happenings in Washington.

Capital Thinking – Squire Patton Boggs

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