U.S. Banking De-Regulation, Financial Engineering, and Bankruptcy Reform: How Banks Took Control over Consumer Insolvency Law
By Anita C. Butera, PhD, JD and Robert D. Manning, PhD
New from the author of Credit Card Nation a review of the legislative history of banking deregulation and bankruptcy reform. It provides a brief explanation of financial engineering, and compares the stringent effects of BAPCPA for consumers with the generosity offered to those financial services firms that created the crisis.
Anita C. Butera, PhD, JD is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY (USA). Senior Research Fellow, University of Houston Law Center-Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance, Houston, TX (USA). Professor Butera is also an active member of the New York Bar. She is admitted to practice in the in the Western and Northern Districts of New York, and ninth Circuit in California.
Robert D. Manning, PhD is Professor and Chair, Department of Management, Prince Mohammad University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia; Senior Research Fellow, University of Houston Law Center-Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance, Houston, TX (USA).