Banking Regulation

Regulating Cryptocurrency

Scholar argues regulation is needed to address unbridled intermediary activity in cryptocurrency.

Can Sandboxes Protect Your Pocketbook?

The CFPB has proposed new regulatory tools to promote innovation in the financial services sector.

With Liberty, Justice, and Money for All

Scholar advocates for regulating banks like infrastructure.

Cannabis Conundrums

Law and policy experts dissect the challenges created by divergent federal and state laws on marijuana.

Negative News for European Union Bank Failure Board

An audit report criticizes the Single Resolution Mechanism and proposes improvements for the EU banking union.

New Requirements to Combat Money Laundering

Banks will now be required to identify the owners of shell corporations.

The Dangerous Consequences of Repealing the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule

Without the possibility of class action lawsuits, consumers are now more vulnerable to corporate fraud.

Bank Culture in the Trump Era

Three kinds of bank behavior contributed to the financial crisis, and President Trump’s personal business activities appear to support that behavior.

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.