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    • The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and Its (Unintended) Consequences

    • By: David Skeel
    • Narrated by: Todd McLaren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is Washington's response to America's call for a new regulatory framework for the 21st century. In The New Financial Deal, author David Skeel offers an in-depth look at the new financial reforms and questions whether they will bring more effective regulation of contemporary finance or simply cement the partnership between government and the largest banks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fine tour of this law

    • By Philo on 08-28-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Icarus in the Boardroom

    • The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From
    • By: David Skeel
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Today's business environment poses unprecedented perils for the average American as for the first time ever, more than half of Americans now own stock. Identifying the problems of the past, Skeel offers a strikingly new diagnosis of the fundamental flaws in corporate America today, and of what can be done to fix them.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A very fine business-legal history

    • By Philo on 03-16-13

    Regular price: $24.95