R&R Consulting's Ann Rutledge comments on the importance of updating structured security ratings -- a service provided by R&R's patented ABSTRAK technology -- in "When Bond Ratings Get Stale" by Gretchen Morgenson, The New York Times, October 10, 2009....

With healthcare reform the hot topic of the day, R&R Consulting's Sylvain Raynes was interviewed on David Webb's Grinder Show to describe how the cybernetic approach to healthcare finance reform developed by R&R  and Standard Medical Acceptance Corporation (SMA) could bring healthcare costs under control. Tune...

Newsweek quotes R&R Consulting's Sylvain Raynes regarding recent testimony by a former Moody's managing director before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform alleging that the rating agency was criminally deceiving investors by purportedly inflating ratings on securities even into the current year: "...

Business bloger Yael Bizouati interviewed R&R's Sylvain Raynes about former Moody's analyst Eric Kolchinsky's testimony on ratings-firm reform before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Raynes says Moody's should be "put out of its misery" for its "pattern of fraud," and describes a...

The Los Angeles Times quotes R&R Consulting's Sylvain Raynes on the lessons learned -- or not-- in the financial industry one year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers. "[Raynes] became an early critic of the excesses in the so-called structured-finance market. Now, instead of creating the...

The sight of New Yorkers sunning themselves on lawn chairs in the middle of Broadway almost made me swallow my cigar. I could not believe that hundreds of pedestrians, swarming among each other like killer bees, were lounging in the middle of a street famous...

R&R Consulting's Sylvain Raines comments on plans by veteran investigator Jules B. Kroll to create a new credit rating agency. Read the full article by Geraldine Fabrikant, "Corporate Sleuth Plans to Start Credit Rating Firm," The New York Times, August 28, 2009....

Over the past few weeks of this summer of discontent, the search for sub-prime villains has grown ever more intense and sordid. Media-bound auto da fe has been set up to burn the most obviously flawed Wall Street personalities at the stake of incompetence, allegedly...