The Regulatory Week in Review: August 29, 2014

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The Obama Administration continues to issue regulations despite political risks, The Fed considers abandoning some consumer protection rules, and more…

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  • silverman backgroundThe Obama Administration continued issuing regulations despite political risks for Congressional Democrats.
  • President Obama pursued a politically binding global climate deal.
  • Goldman Sachs agreed to pay a $3.15 billion settlement and buy back bonds from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
  • Food companies tried to beat an FDA push to make the presence of chemicals in food more transparent.
  • Governor Bobby Jindal sued the federal government over Common Core academic standards and tests.