In the wake of the global financial crisis, there's been a push by policy-makers for greater regulation of banks, financial institutions and the "wolves of Wall Street". This was accompanied by a highly visible Occupy Wall Street movement, demanding political and legal reform. But could new trade agreements undermine consumer protection?
Will the TPP feed consumers to the wolves of Wall Street?
Two new trade deals threaten financial protections for consumers, writes ANU College of Law associate professor Dr Matthew Rimmer. The wolves are still at the door of Wall Street.