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Jan 20, 2015
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — President Obama’s proposed fee on big banks would hurt homebuyers and fail to control risk-taking by those firms with more than $50 billion in assets, says Clifford Rossi, professor of the practice at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

The proposal, slated for inclusion in tonight’s State of the Union address, would affect about 100 financial institutions. Rossi, a former senior executive at several large financial services companies, is available for media interviews to expand on

Jan 18, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Since 2008 the United States has had a zombie mortgage-financing system, former bank executive Cliff Rossi writes today in a guest column for The Hill.

Jan 16, 2015

Experts Map Cyber Governance in UMD Business-Public Policy Forum 

The fledgling cyberinsurance industry needs stronger data analysis fed by companies more willing to self-report cyber incidents.  

That assessment, by Department of Homeland Security Senior Cybersecurity Strategist Tom Finan, was part of the annual Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity Forum on Jan. 14, 2015, co-hosted by the Robert H. Smith School of Business and School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. 

Jan 15, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The World Bank warns permanent stagflation faces euro-currency countries. Countering the threat, the European Central Bank (ECB) sets to unleash a round of quantitative easing (QE), which means creating money to buy financial assets, including government bonds.

Jan 14, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The American Marketing Association has selected Professor Roland Rust at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as an inaugural AMA Fellow in a new program that honors top marketing academics.

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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