Tag: moral hazard

The Hazard of Moral Hazard

Tue Jan 15, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo Homes! and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it. We already know that the banks haven’t learned from their mistakes. They can and often will engage in risky behavior given the opportunity. So why do regulators and […]

Moral Hazards: Rewarding the Stinkers!

Mon Feb 9, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

People are constantly asking me how we got into this economic mess, which is a byproduct of so many folks in foreclosure. My answer is simple… but direct … how did we get into Iraq? The answer is who cares? How do we now get out? But there is a striking difference between these two fiascos: The economy and Iraq […]