Treasury Secretary Aims To Refocus Financial Reform

Law360, New York (November 19, 2009, 3:11 PM EST) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner appeared before a bicameral congressional panel Thursday to underscore the urgency of completing financial regulatory reform, taking heat from several Republican lawmakers calling for his resignation in the wake of alleged bailout missteps.

During a wide-ranging hearing of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, Geithner outlined the Obama administration's top priorities in financial overhaul plans currently under construction in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, responded to criticism of his handling of taxpayer-funded bailouts, including that of American International...
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