In the News: Recent Developments
 
A Modest Proposal

The Federal Reserve does not need to break up big banks. There’s a better way to incentivize good ... Read more.

SEC Changes Tone on Muni Issuers and Fair Dealing Enforcement

New SEC Muni Enforcement Chief Signals Big Change in Enforcement Actions to Protect Municipal Issuer... Read more.

In Memoriam: Santa Natalie Fichera, 1925-2013

My mother, Santa Natalie Fichera, died Saturday December 14, 2013 in the early morning hours at the ... Read more.

Mandela and Traveling “Great” Distances

In the early 90′s, as South Africa was transitioning to freedom, I traveled there several times as... Read more.

The “You Can Keep Your Health Plan” Pledge

The President was wrong when he said you could keep your health care plan under the Affordable Care ... Read more.

Obama-Biden or Clinton 2012

A new book (“Double Down”) says that Obama’s campaign staff explored the option of dumping Joe... Read more.

In Memoriam: Sebastian Joseph Fichera, 1920-2013

My father, Sebastian Joseph Fichera died today on his 93rd birthday on August 18, 2013 He was the on... Read more.

Chief Justice John Roberts Bipartisan Challenge

The Democratic party is missing a tremendous chance to change the tone in Washington by not praising... Read more.