Thoughts on Prudential Regulation of Financial Firms

Thoughts on Prudential Regulation of Financial Firms

Atlanta Fed President and CEO Dennis Lockhart, in a March 20 speech at the University of Georgia in Athens, presents his views on prudential regulation of both banks and shadow banks.
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2014 Annual Report Released

2014 Annual Report Released

Determining the health of the labor market is critical as the Federal Open Market Committee weighs when to change the course of monetary policy. This year’s report takes a close look at the strengths and weaknesses of the labor market in 2014 and examines how close the economy is to full employment.
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Michael J. Jackson

Michael J. Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of AutoNation Inc., has served on the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's board of directors since 2014 and served on the board of directors for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's Miami Branch and chaired the branch's board in 2013.

Jackson joined AutoNation as chief executive officer in 1999 and assumed the role of chairman in 2002. Before joining AutoNation, Jackson served as president and chief executive officer of Mercedes-Benz USA, where he helped create the vision and direction that led to the luxury vehicle brand's rejuvenation in the United States. Previously he served as the managing partner of Euro Motorcars of Bethesda, Md., an operator of 11 new vehicle franchises.

Jackson received his bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College (now University) in Philadelphia.