Douglas L. Kennedy is a member of the board of directors at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is the president and chief executive officer of Peapack-Gladstone Bank. Kennedy is a graduate of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA in finance. He sits on Sacred Heart’s board of trustees and is also a member of Montclair State University’s board of trustees. Doug serves on the boards of the New Jersey Bankers Association and New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.
U. S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) is a minority member of the US Senate Committee on Banking. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016. He also serves on the Appropriations, Budget, Judiciary and Small Business & Entrepreneurship committees. He serves as the chairman of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee Financial Services and General Government. Prior to his election to the Senate, Kennedy was state treasurer of Louisiana for five terms. Sen. Kennedy served as secretary of the Department of Revenue, special counsel to Gov. Roemer and secretary of Gov. Roemer’s Cabinet. He was also an attorney and partner in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans law firm of Chaffe McCall.
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Faegre Drinker, 16 May 2016
On May 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. v. Manning, No. 14-1132, holding that that the “arising under” test for federal-question jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1331 determines whether federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction under section 27 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) of lawsuits to enforce liabilities or duties created by that Act. (The Court did not address the portion of section 27 that gives federal courts exclusive jurisdiction of “violations of this chapter or the rules and regulations thereunder” with respect to criminal and regulatory enforcement actions.)
Rolling Stone, 4 August 2010
Cue the credits: the era of financial thuggery is officially over. Three hellish years of panic, all done and gone – the mass bankruptcies, midnight bailouts, shotgun mergers of dying megabanks, high-stakes SEC investigations, all capped by a legislative orgy in which industry lobbyists hurled more than $600 million at Congress. It all supposedly came to an end one Wednesday morning a few weeks back, when President Obama, flanked by hundreds of party flacks and congressional bigwigs, stepped up to the lectern at an extravagant ceremony to sign into law his sweeping new bill to clean up Wall Street.
Sanity Check via Wayback, January 18 2006
I was prompted to search Federal Criminal Code for references to how manipulative criminal syndicates were viewed under the Law of the United States. This search led me to two pages in Eustace Mullins’ controversial book, “The World Order”, published in 1985. On page 214, I found that according to his research, prior case law going back to the mid-1800’s viewed “combinations of capitalist and financiers for the purpose of manipulating from a large capital foundation/source to be directly chargeable as “Insurrection and Sedition”. That’s Treason for you non-lawyers out there.