Financial Reform

Greed and recklessness on Wall Street caused a global financial crisis and recession, putting millions out of their jobs and homes. It’s time to hold the banks and financial corporations accountable. Public Citizen is fighting for strict new safeguards to protect consumers, investors, and workers.


Block the Revolving Door Between Washington and Wall Street

Urge your members of Congress to support the Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act

Explore Public Citizen's Financial Reform Program

Stop CEO Pay Subsidies

"Efficiency Nut"

Taxpayer subsidies that boost the multimillion-dollar salaries of corporate executives cannot be justified. End this outrageous, wasteful practice. Write your representative today.
Despite being hailed as an "efficiency nut," our analysis shows that SEC Chair Mary Jo White has delayed the proposed completion date for final rules in 64 percent of the cases. Read the report. 

Safety Glass

HSBC, Too Big To Jail?

This report examines the widespread support for reinstating Glass-Steagall, a Depression Era law that separated commercial banking activities from reckless speculation.  Read the report.
  This report examines problems at HSBC in light of the bank's possible involvement in international tax evasion schemes.  Learn more.

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