Shirley Gao

Intern  The Center for Public Integrity

Shirley Gao covers the finance beat for iWatch News. Originally from California, she is a Princeton University student majoring in public policy and writes for University Press Club.


Illinois state regulator fines Legal Helpers Debt Resolution

iWatch News reports on the financial crisis from 2008 to now

Regulators brace for court challenges of Dodd-Frank rules after SEC's recent loss in appeals court

The audit industry's regulator may require Big 4 firms to rotate periodically

Wall Street has spent $100 million so far this year on lobbying, just slightly less than last year

Republicans adopt more nuanced strategy attacking Dodd-Frank law

The financial industry is preparing to move its fight against the Dodd-Frank law into the courts

Big banks bulking up Washington offices by hiring more lobbyists

Financial Stability Oversight Council tells Congress markets are still vulnerable

Will big banks benefit from a CFPB crackdown on risky products?

White House nominee for top CFPB job has history of fighting for consumers

Advocacy groups have long wish lists for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Dueling op-eds by senators about financial reform law

Illinois, W.Virginia sue debt settlement companies for using loophole to charge high up-front fees

Some debt settlement companies give consumers a script to follow when creditors call

Year-old bank reform law faces threats from GOP lawmakers, business groups

Senate Republicans vow to block White House nominee to head new consumer bureau

Elizabeth Warren says new consumer agency doesn't plan to ban any products

White House threatens veto of GOP spending bill for financial regulators

The fast-approaching 2012 election has the Obama administration eyeing new policies to breathe life into housing market

Rep. Barney Frank defends Dodd-Frank law as first anniversary nears

New consumer agency sets mortgage servicing standards as a top priority

Obama campaign may be haunted by lack of Wall Street accountability

SEC aims to shed more light on murky world of derivatives

International regulators order mega-banks to boost capital to 9.5 percent

Democrats demand ouster of regulator who doesn't see need for higher capital requirements

GOP leader supports slashing financial regulators' budgets

Hedge, P.E. funds have until March 30 to register with SEC

Ex-Goldman exec at the forefront of regulating derivatives

Regulators boost number of examiners embedded in big banks