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A Chance to Put the Sweep Behind Us and Restore the Rights of Shareholders

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

With less than 48 hours to go before the start of the Trump Administration, there are reasons for optimism that the Net Worth Sweep, the wall of secrecy and the cavalier attitude toward the rights of private shareholders we have seen for over five years may soon come to an end. Treasury Secretary-designate Steve Mnuchin […]

Investors Unite Pre-Inaugural Call

Friday, January 13th, 2017

  Investors Unite Pre-Inaugural Call On Wednesday, January 18 at 11:00 am EST, Investors Unite Executive Director Tim Pagliara will host a call to discuss the outlook for GSE shareholders as Washington prepares for the change in administration and Members of Congress settle into their new assignments. Pagliara will be joined by Horace Cooper, senior […]

ICYMI: Tim Pagliara’s Scotsman’s Guide Q&A

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

In a recent interview with Scotsman’s Guide, Investors Unite Executive Director Tim Pagliara emphasized that regardless of the path policymakers choose to pursue for GSE reform, they must reverse the net worth sweep and uphold the rule of law. When asked about privatization proposals, Pagliara said the following: “It can go any number of ways. […]

Sanity, Honesty and Respect for the Rule of Law Are Needed in Housing Policy

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal is seen as the bible of free markets, prudent management and the rule of law. So, its January 9 editorial that dismissed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholders’ rights and tried to preempt the incoming Trump Administration from doing anything short of dismantling the companies was stunning. The paper assigned cynical […]

Now Everybody Is Talking About Ending the Conservatorship

Friday, January 6th, 2017

As 2017 opens, could ending the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac be fairly easy after all? Now in its ninth year, the complexity and size of the undertaking – not to mention the politics involved – has proven to be too much for Washington but the incoming Trump Administration might be ready to […]