All Posts by Lauren-Kelly Devine

Could Financial Services Save the Postal Service?

Feb 19, 2014 News

Controversial new report argues that postal banking could help the underserved while boosting revenues.

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Have Bank Regulators Effectively Responded to the Financial Crisis?

Dec 24, 2013 Analysis

External committee offers recommendations to enhance OCC supervision of financial institutions.

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Why Thanksgiving is Today

Nov 28, 2013 Analysis

A brief journey through the holiday’s lengthy legal history.

The Future of E-Cigarette Regulation

Sep 17, 2013 Analysis

FDA plans to regulate devices as "tobacco products."

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CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

May 23, 2013 Analysis

Proposed rule to protect nearly 50 million Americans with student loan debt.

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CFPB Debuts an Expanded Consumer Complaint Database

Apr 16, 2013 News

To increase transparency, Bureau releases 90,000 consumer financial complaints

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Start-up Companies Await SEC Guidance on Equity Crowdfunding

Mar 19, 2013 News

Commission balances spurring investments with protecting investors.

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FTC Staff Report Outlines Best Practices for Mobile App Industry

Mar 7, 2013 News

Agency provides disclosure guidelines to protect consumer privacy.

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Court Strikes Down IRS Program Regulating Tax Professionals

Feb 12, 2013 News

Ruling creates confusion during tax season.

Study Suggests that Public Attitudes Hinder Efficient Regulation

Jan 16, 2013 Analysis

Most Americans do not understand the economics behind good regulatory policy.