Banking Regulation

New Requirements to Combat Money Laundering

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

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

Preventing Regulatory Capture

Preventing Regulatory Capture

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

(Not) Prosecuting Financial Crimes

(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

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

Implementing the Volcker Rule’s Backstop Provisions

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