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Regulatory Solutions to Climate Risk

Regulatory Solutions to Climate Risk

Experts argue that the United States can do more to reduce the risk of climate change on financial markets.

Climate Change Is a Systemic Financial Risk

Climate Change Is a Systemic Financial Risk

Corporate counsel should heed regulators’ warnings that climate change is a risk to the financial industry.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

Structural Reforms to Improve Cost-Benefit Analyses of Financial Regulation

Structural Reforms to Improve Cost-Benefit Analyses of Financial Regulation

Independent agencies should mirror executive branch practices to overcome judicial scrutiny.

Price Manipulation Charges Trigger Expanded Investigation into Precious Metals Trading

Price Manipulation Charges Trigger Expanded Investigation into Precious Metals Trading

Regulators around the world investigate allegations that some banks artificially adjust precious metals prices.

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

Do Regulators Listen to the Public?

New study suggests agencies primarily listen to industry insiders in finalizing rules.

The Battle over Transatlantic Financial Regulation

The Battle over Transatlantic Financial Regulation

Improved diplomatic processes would help strengthen international economic cooperation.

Week in Review

Week in Review

GAO report finds USDA needs better data on certain procedures, OSHA publishes proposed silica rule, and more…

Week in Review

Week in Review

SEC votes to reform money management fund operation, ITC rules Apple violated patent, and more.

OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

Major rules, especially EPA’s, potentially create enormous net benefits.

President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

The proposed budget identifies the administration’s regulatory priorities.

Which Federal Agency Can Police Futures Markets?

Which Federal Agency Can Police Futures Markets?

Federal appeals court holds that CFTC has exclusive regulatory authority over energy futures markets.