Financial Regulation

The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

Aug 21, 2014 News

An SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

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Long-awaited Money Market Regulatory Reform Falls Short

Aug 4, 2014 Opinion

The SEC’s new money market rule may actually increase the run risk for some funds.

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Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Jul 3, 2014 Analysis

Scholars present a defense of and propose a framework for financial cost-benefit analysis.

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The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Jun 18, 2014 Analysis

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

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Why are financial systems prone to crisis?

Jun 5, 2014 Analysis

Scholar analyzes the relationship between financial systems, crises, and regulation.

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Regulatory Implications of Bank Securitization and Executive Compensation

May 27, 2014 Opinion

Regulators should provide more stringent monitoring of bank securitization and CEO compensation.

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Regulators Quietly Prepare to Open Chinese Capital Markets

May 26, 2014 News

Cross-border trading between Shanghai and Hong Kong promises economic opportunity and regulatory challenges.

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More Whistleblowers Help Regulators Detect Misconduct

May 8, 2014 News

Financial regulators in the U.S. and U.K. receive a growing number of alerts from whistleblowers.

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Banking Regulation Based on Hypotheticals?

May 6, 2014 Analysis

Legal scholar argues that bank stress tests should be abandoned or made more robust.

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Gift Cards and the Potential for Money Laundering

Apr 10, 2014 Analysis

The growth of gift cards raises new and unexpected challenges for regulators and law enforcement.

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