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William K. Black

Benzinga Columnist

October 27, 2014 3:14 PM
I explained in a 2012 column as soon as Thomas Curry was publicly identified as the likely new head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Cur ...
October 14, 2014 4:42 PM
  The Swedish Central Bank’s (the “Bank”) prize in economics has gone to Jean Tirole.  It is always good to test such ...
October 06, 2014 3:44 PM
  The Wall Street Journal has published a disingenuous editorial that claims that it is we should not worry about anti-regulatory leaders who ...
September 23, 2014 12:16 PM
  In another proof of our family rule that it is impossible to compete with unintentional self-parody, Roger Cohen has penned“The Great ...
September 17, 2014 12:21 PM
  I have explained in depth why the New York Times’ coverage of the EU troika’s infliction of austerity on the eurozone is dishon ...
September 02, 2014 9:04 AM
  Floyd Norris, who I once respected, has written an interesting column titled “In China, Detecting Fraud Riskier Than Doing It.” ...
July 28, 2014 2:21 PM
Benjamin Wagner testified to the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) after he made his infamous comments when interviewed about the Departmen ...
July 21, 2014 4:42 PM
In researching my series of articles on the critical omissions in Attorney General Eric Holder’s press release about the settlement with Citi ...
May 27, 2014 11:31 AM
In a rational world the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), under Presidents Bush and Obama, would have responded to the financial crisis by dema ...
April 22, 2014 10:49 AM
Slate has published a piece by Zachary Karabell entitled “Stop Obsessing Over exorbitant CEO Pay” in which the author appears unaware th ...
April 18, 2014 12:16 PM
On April 2, 2014, as news broke of the death of Charles Keating, the most infamous savings and loan fraud, I posted an article entitled “Ten L ...
April 07, 2014 11:06 AM
  In my most recent column I focused on three brief passages from George Akerlof and Paul Romer’s 1993 article (“Looting: The Eco ...
April 01, 2014 2:39 PM
    Dr. Pablo Lucio Paredes, an economist from Ecuador who served as Planning Minister implementing the Washington Consensus in the di ...
March 11, 2014 3:00 PM
Deal Book Thinks Lawyers’ “Cardinal Rule” is to Advise CEOs how to Defraud with Impunity William K. Black Overview and Backgro ...

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