Banking 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.

What if Dodd-Frank is Built on Faulty Assumptions?

Duke Law Professor argues for a new regulatory paradigm.

Agency Signals Separate Regulation of “FinTech” Companies

National financial technology companies will be regulated differently than traditional banks.

Currency Authority Proposes Ban on Bank Investments in Commercial Metals

U.S. banking regulator seeks to stop banks from trading in metals like copper and aluminum.

Financial Regulators Take Stock and Look Ahead

Wall Street Journal conference in New York brings together prominent regulators and industry insiders for wide-ranging discussions.

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.

Implementing the Volcker Rule’s Backstop Provisions

Lawyers propose strategies for regulators in implementing often-overlooked Volcker Rule provisions.

Basel Committee Consults on New Risk-Management Strategy

International banking supervisor may add step-in risk mitigation to its global agenda.

The Marijuana Industry’s Access to Banks

Legal scholar offers solutions to regulatory obstacles preventing businesses from using financial institutions.