William Black: How to rob a bank (from the inside, that is)
William Black - Academic
William Black is a professor of economics and law at University of Missouri, Kansas City. Full bio
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be made incredibly wealthy
through an autopsy process.
have taken advantage of easily,
make loans in this fashion.
federal deposit insurance,
and Equity Protection Act
to the secondary market?
the largest national banks,
States who is African-American,
About the speaker:William Black - Academic
William Black is a professor of economics and law at University of Missouri, Kansas City.
Why you should listen
William Black is an associate professor of economics and law. He was the executive director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention from 2005-2007. He previously taught at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and at Santa Clara University, where he was also the distinguished scholar in residence for insurance law and a visiting scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. Black was litigation director of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, deputy director of the FSLIC, SVP and general counsel of the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, and senior deputy chief counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision. He was deputy director of the National Commission on Financial Institution Reform, Recovery and Enforcement.
His 2005 book The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One has been called “a classic.” Professor Black recently helped the World Bank develop anti-corruption initiatives and served as an expert for OFHEO in its enforcement action against Fannie Mae’s former senior management.
He teaches white-collar crime, public finance, antitrust, law and economics, and Latin American development.
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