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The Bank Panic of 2023

Mar 16, 2023 The Lever
In this week’s Lever Time episode, we explore the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its impact on the financial system.
The Bank Panic of 2023

In this week’s episode of Lever Time, David Sirota delves into the recent collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and its impact on the U.S. financial system.

Lever reporter Julia Rock and Cornell University Law Professor Robert C. Hockett discuss the effect of weakened Dodd-Frank financial reforms and whether uninsured deposits should be protected from such disasters.

Also discussed: former Ohio House speaker Larry Householder’s conviction on racketeering charges in connection with a bribery scheme with FirstEnergy Corp.

A rough transcript of the episode is available here.

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