Bank Regulation

Bank Culture in the Trump Era

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

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.

Preventing Regulatory Capture

When a regulation’s benefits exceed its costs, simplicity and interdisciplinary processes are essential to reducing capture.

(Not) Prosecuting Financial Crimes

Holding companies accountable for crimes is essential, yet more must be done to end “too big to jail” concerns.

Stress Tests and the End of Bank Supervision

New federal authority surrounding stress tests means banking supervisors take a back seat to regulators.

A Squandered Opportunity for Effective Consumer Protection?

Law professor argues that financial reform legislation hurts consumers.

Global Banking Committee Announces New Priorities

Basel Committee on Banking Supervision publishes its agenda for 2015–2016.

Senate Report Finds Strong Wall Street Influence on Commodities Markets

Legislators urge the Fed to increase oversight of large banks.

A Perilous Path to Financial Stability

New GAO report shows continuing challenges of the Financial Stability Oversight Council.

Fed May Increase Capital Holding Requirement for Large Banks

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

Regulatory Implications of Bank Securitization and Executive Compensation

Regulators should provide more stringent monitoring of bank securitization and CEO compensation.

The Case for Structural Reform

IMF study stresses need for structural bank reforms to prevent future bailouts.