The system will look more like what preceded the current environment than many people seem to believe. I am far from convinced there was something inherently wrong with the system.
H. Rodgin Cohen, chairman of law firm Sullivan & Cromwell

Wall Street will be reshaped. People once thought that American brand-name institutions could do no wrong and that if they sold a product, it was a good product, and if they said something was worth a certain value, it was worth a certain value. Now that has changed.
David Rubenstein, co-Founder, Carlyle Group