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Financial Crisis

Treasury Pick’s Oversight of “Robo-Signing” Heats Up Nomination Proceedings

Feb 7, 2017 News

Steven Mnuchin continues to advance in U.S. Senate even as Democrats decry his role during financial crisis.

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What if Dodd-Frank is Built on Faulty Assumptions?

Feb 2, 2017 Analysis

Duke Law Professor argues for a new regulatory paradigm.

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Financial Regulators Take Stock and Look Ahead

Nov 1, 2016 News

Wall Street Journal conference in New York brings together prominent regulators and industry insiders for wide-ranging discussions.

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Still Too Big to Fail?

Sep 1, 2016 News

President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve argues that banks still pose a threat of catastrophic failure.

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Searching for Real Regulatory Independence

Jul 18, 2016 Opinion

OECD report calls for agency independence to serve as a bulwark against breakdowns in the regulatory process.

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(Not) Prosecuting Financial Crimes

Jun 21, 2016 Opinion

Holding companies accountable for crimes is essential, yet more must be done to end "too big to jail" concerns.

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Implementing the Volcker Rule’s Backstop Provisions

Mar 8, 2016 Analysis

Lawyers propose strategies for regulators in implementing often-overlooked Volcker Rule provisions.

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A Squandered Opportunity for Effective Consumer Protection?

Oct 8, 2015 Analysis

Law professor argues that financial reform legislation hurts consumers.

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Financial Regulators Find Heightened Risks in Lending Behavior

Jun 4, 2015 Analysis

Rise in leveraged lending prompts concern among the top U.S. financial regulatory agencies.

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Global Banking Committee Announces New Priorities

Feb 19, 2015 Analysis

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision publishes its agenda for 2015–2016.

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