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Finance Experts Discuss Future of U.S. Housing System

Finance Experts Discuss Future of U.S. Housing System

Penn panel focuses on current housing finance regulatory issues.

Discussion of Securities Market “Kill Switch” Dominates SEC Roundtable

Discussion of Securities Market “Kill Switch” Dominates SEC Roundtable

Experts discuss ways to freeze trading to stop runaway computer errors.

CFPB Issues Safe Harbor Countries List for Remittance Transfer Providers

CFPB Issues Safe Harbor Countries List for Remittance Transfer Providers

Consumer agency exempts some cross-border money transfers from certain disclosure requirements.

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.

Failing at  Failure: An Institutional Analysis of Dodd-Frank’s Orderly Liquidation Authority

Failing at Failure: An Institutional Analysis of Dodd-Frank’s Orderly Liquidation Authority

OLA applies an ill-fitting model to financial distress resolution and produces troubling participatory effects.

Evaluating the PTO’s Proposed Fee Structure

Evaluating the PTO’s Proposed Fee Structure

Proposed fee structure remains flawed and may contribute to the perception of a “broken” patent system.

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.

The Final Days of the Office of Thrift Supervision

The Final Days of the Office of Thrift Supervision

OTS may not deserve some criticism from its performance during the financial crisis.

The Apple E-Books Litigation: A Page-Turner

The Apple E-Books Litigation: A Page-Turner

Allegations in complaints befit a conspiracy novel – one that Apple argues is completely fictional.

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

Pennsylvania’s SNAP Asset Test Will Backfire

The test will be expensive and discourage efforts to become financially independent.

FHFA Proposes New Strategy for Fannie and Freddie

FHFA Proposes New Strategy for Fannie and Freddie

Agency seeks housing stability while decreasing government involvement.