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Jeremy Kress

Jeremy Kress

Jeremy Kress is an assistant professor of Business Law at the University of Michigan. Before entering academia, he was an attorney in the banking regulation and policy group at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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Biden wants to rein in bank mergers — that could help consumers and the economy

By: - July 27, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a sweeping executive order on July 9, 2021, that aims to increase competition throughout the U.S. economy. In one of the order’s most significant provisions, he directed federal regulators to strengthen oversight of bank mergers. As a former Federal Reserve attorney who is now a business law professor, I share Biden’s […]