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May 30, 2012

A Lawyer Skilled at Scandal Cleanup Presses for Tougher Banking Rules

“’What is at stake is whether the American people are at risk of another Great Depression,’ Mr. Kelleher, who is 54, said in a recent interview. ‘We exist to fight back against the forces trying to make us forget just how bad it was.’”

“Mr. Kelleher is the president of Better Markets, a nonprofit organization that pushes for a stringent interpretation of the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law, which passed in 2010 but whose specific rules and regulations are currently the focus of an intense, complex and expensive behind-the-scenes battle.”

‘Think of Better Markets as Occupy Wall Street’s suit-wearing cousin.”

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