Business

Regulatory Policy and the Brazilian Presidential Election

Electoral results indicate Brazilians remain divided over regulatory policy.

A Floating Law Firm?

Canadian Bar Association report may rekindle debate over alternative ownership structures for U.S. law firms.

Fed May Increase Capital Holding Requirement for Large Banks

In testimony before Senate, Federal Reserve official foretells changes to banking rules.

The Rise of Cyborg Finance

Can regulators keep up with the financial industry’s changing landscape?

Increasing Financial Regulatory Predictability through Optimizing Business Strategy

Regulatory change requires companies to implement systems to analyze regulation.

Regulate the Sharing Economy Parent Companies, Not Individual Providers

Company-focused regulation is better for regulators, consumers, and companies themselves.

The Cost to Businesses from Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Agency actions are minor components of the financial consequences of FCPA enforcement.

Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

Firms in Sharing Economy Should be Regulated Under a Modified Framework

Regulating Uber and Airbnb like their mainstream predecessors could be good for the sharing economy.

The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

An SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

Failure Should Spark Creativity, Not Caution, in Economic Development

A cautious approach to policy failure may impede the ultimate success of development programs.

Long-awaited Money Market Regulatory Reform Falls Short

The SEC’s new money market rule may actually increase the run risk for some funds.