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Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

Jun 24, 2014 Analysis

New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.

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The Battle over Transatlantic Financial Regulation

Mar 19, 2014 Opinion

Improved diplomatic processes would help strengthen international economic cooperation.

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OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

Jun 5, 2013 Analysis

Major rules, especially EPA's, potentially create enormous net benefits.

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President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

Apr 18, 2013 Opinion

The proposed budget identifies the administration's regulatory priorities.

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Which Federal Agency Can Police Futures Markets?

Apr 11, 2013 News

Federal appeals court holds that CFTC has exclusive regulatory authority over energy futures markets.

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House Bill Aims to Merge the SEC and CFTC

Dec 13, 2012 News

New "Securities and Derivatives Commission" proposed by Barney Frank.

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Crackdown Forces Intrade to Drop Americans

Dec 4, 2012 News

CFTC charges Intrade with illegal off-exchange options trading.

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SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro is Stepping Down

Nov 28, 2012 News

President Obama names SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter to assume role of Chairman.

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Discussion of Securities Market “Kill Switch” Dominates SEC Roundtable

Oct 17, 2012 News

Experts discuss ways to freeze trading to stop runaway computer errors.

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House Approves Regulatory Moratorium

Aug 2, 2012 News

H.R. 4078 would block new rules until unemployment rate falls to six percent.

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