Michael Greenberger

Michael Greenberger is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Law and a former division director at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Recent Articles

Out of the Black Hole

Reining in the reckless market in over-the-counter derivatives.

Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Brooksley Born (AP Photo/Lisa Poole)

In September 2008, the United States faced what President Barack Obama called the "most profound economic emergency since the Great Depression." A mortgage crisis begat a credit crisis, shaking the entire financial system and sending the U.S. economy into what has been called the Great Recession.