Robert Rubin

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Robert Rubin

An American businessman who served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1995 to 1999. He assisted President Bill Clinton in setting up the Exchange Stabilization Fund, which helped Mexico through its financial crisis of the early 1990s. His lobbying contributed to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which is thought to have contributed to the late 2000s recession.
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Despite rosy predictions for the state of New York's real estate market at CB Richard Ellis' annual forecast breakfast, the company's guest speaker, former Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, warned brokers that the national economy is facing very serious challenges in the years ahead.
"I am deeply troubled by the report's conclusion that the inappropriate use of enforcement statistics has put taxpayer rights in jeopardy," said Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin. "This is an unacceptable situation that must and will change."
Murray sent the following letter to Robert E. Rubin, U.S.
Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Robert E. Rubin, now director and chairman of the executive committee and member of the office of the chairman of Citigroup, Inc., will present the mid-day address on Tuesday, June 6.
Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin said the package contained more than 60 measures designed to simplify tax law and enhance taxpayer's rights.
In a letter to Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, Richardson said she wanted to give her successor the opportunity to serve President Clinton's full second term.
Treasury Secretary' Robert E. Rubin told the Senate Appropriations Sub-committee on Treasury, Postal Service and General Government that the IRS had recognized and was committed to solving problems associated with the TSM program but that the cuts were too deep and would deny the IRS the information systems personnel necessary to continue with the necessary modernization.
Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin told members of a House Appropriations Subcommittee that the Internal Revenue Service modernization program was essential to better serve taxpayers and improve revenue collection and compliance, but he said he shared public concern that the project had gone badly off track.
Robert E. Rubin, secretary of the Treasury and chairman of the Thrift Depositor Protection Oversight Board, told the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs that the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC), created by Congress to sell the assets and pay off depositors of failed thrifts, could close entirely in December 1995, one year earlier than initially anticipated.
However, as Robert E. Rubin, secretary of the Treasury, told the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services, "The banking industry is fundamentally different from what it was two decades ago, let alone in 1933." Since its enactment, the Glass-Steagall Act has restricted the securities activities and affiliations of banks, separating commercial banking from investment banking.