Analysis

A New Chapter in Mortgage-Backed Securities Enforcement

A New Chapter in Mortgage-Backed Securities Enforcement

New York AG files novel lawsuit over Bear Stearns conduct.

Have Increased Regulations Made the U.S. Less Competitive?

Have Increased Regulations Made the U.S. Less Competitive?

Recent study finds correlation between increased regulatory burdens and decreased international competitiveness.

Has the U.S. Regulatory System Broken Down?

Has the U.S. Regulatory System Broken Down?

A new book both challenges and informs the debate over government regulation.

Predicting the Cost of Financial Reform

Predicting the Cost of Financial Reform

IMF report contends that more stringent bank regulations will not harm the economy.

Trickle-down Regulatory Impact Analysis

Trickle-down Regulatory Impact Analysis

Does the president’s political party lead to better or worse RIAs?

Regulation’s Four Core Components

Regulation’s Four Core Components

A clear framework to cut through semantics about different types of regulations.

Why Do Drivers Speed?

Why Do Drivers Speed?

NHTSA study shows that no single countermeasure can combat motivations for speeding.

Democrats Defend Obama’s Record on Regulation

Democrats Defend Obama’s Record on Regulation

2012 platform argues that the administration made regulations simpler, more open, and more flexible.

The “α-Precautionary Principle”: Weighing Optimism against Pessimism

The “α-Precautionary Principle”: Weighing Optimism against Pessimism

Law professor proposes a new tool to analyze potentially catastrophic uncertainties.

Improving Regulatory Performance through Ex Post Evaluation

Improving Regulatory Performance through Ex Post Evaluation

Without better evaluation of existing regulations, regulators will too often operate in the dark.

The SEC’s Quest for Informational Symmetry

The SEC’s Quest for Informational Symmetry

Penn Law professor concludes Regulation FD has reduced selective disclosure.

“Revolutionary Turnaround” for SEC’s Rulemaking

“Revolutionary Turnaround” for SEC’s Rulemaking

Law professor argues that cost-benefit analysis could make securities regulation more effective.