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Financial Crisis

Bank Culture in the Trump Era

Mar 10, 2017 Opinion

Scholar examines the ways in which bank culture contributed to the financial crisis—and their implications for the Trump Administration.

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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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