Dodd-Frank Act

Is Regulation Good for Business?

Former CFPB Director argues that businesses often prefer clear prescriptive rules over general standards.

Can Sandboxes Protect Your Pocketbook?

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

Waiving Credit Freeze Fees

The Dodd-Frank rollback will prohibit credit bureaus from charging fees to freeze credit reports.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

The CFPB’s Final Arbitration Rule Run Amok

New rule will raise costs, harming businesses, consumers, and the court system.

The Regulatory Accountability Act and the Obsolescence of Formal Rulemaking

Administrative agencies should not be required to use a process that has been obsolete for decades.

Structural Reforms to Improve Cost-Benefit Analyses of Financial Regulation

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

Looking More Closely at the Platypus of Formal Rulemaking

Legal scholar argues that the oft-criticized formal rulemaking process has virtues in proper settings.

What if Dodd-Frank is Built on Faulty Assumptions?

Duke Law Professor argues for a new regulatory paradigm.

The Public Interest in Public Securities Settlements

Legal scholar argues SEC settlements after Dodd-Frank create potential costs for defendants and the public.

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.

Still Too Big to Fail?

President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve argues that banks still pose a threat of catastrophic failure.