Ex-FDIC chief takes ‘Bull by the Horns’

Posted on Sep 25, 2012 in Alumni News and News

Bair, center, at a parade in her hometown of Independence.


The former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is “taking a fresh swipe at her foes in retelling the dark days of the financial crisis” in a new book, according to the New York Times.

Sheila Bair, c’75, l’78, details her interactions in regulating Wall Street in “Bull by the Horns: Fighting to Save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from Itself.” She served as chair of the FDIC from 2006-2011. She now is chair of the Systemic Risk Council, a think tank that deals with financial regulation and reform.

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