This episode on the 2008 financial crisis is the third of a six part series on the 2008 financial crisis.
Was the 2008 financial crisis a planned, organized, strategic, systemic embracing of loopholes that allowed for deliberate fraud?
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Left to Right: Rashad Abdel-Khalik, PhD, Richard M. Bowen, III, C.R. “Rusty” Cloutier, and Michael G. Winston, PhD
Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, for a controversial, thought-provoking conversation on the causes of the 2008 financial crisis are:
- Rashad Abdel-Khalik, PhD: University of Illinois, Professor of International Accounting, Senior Editor of the International Journal of Accounting
- Richard M. Bowen, III: Professor of Accounting, University of Texas at Dallas, Citigroup Whistleblower
- C.R. “Rusty” Cloutier: MidSouth Bancorp, Inc, Founding President and CEO, Author: Big Bad Banks
- Michael G. Winston, PhD: Author: World Class Performance, Countrywide Whistleblower
Our panelists state that by all accounts all roads lead back to six- seven financial institutions that are too big to jail and too big to fail, with Congress issuing laws that gave banks the playing field to become bigger, more powerful, and more controlling. Loosening of underwriting standards set the stage for systemic fraud without any fear of ultimate accountability.
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