Dodd-Frank Act

Still Too Big to Fail?

Still Too Big to Fail?

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

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

Corporate Capture of the Rulemaking Process

The right regulatory reforms can level the playing field between the public and powerful corporate players.

Can Securities Regulation Stymie Conflict in Africa?

Can Securities Regulation Stymie Conflict in Africa?

Challenges loom concerning the implementation of a Dodd-Frank provision requiring companies to disclose source minerals from war-torn regions.

Building More Effective Regulation

Building More Effective Regulation

The past few years in regulation offer lessons for the next five.

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.

CFPB Announces Plan to Allow Class Action Suits

CFPB Announces Plan to Allow Class Action Suits

Consumer protection agency wants to promote private enforcement of finance laws.

A Squandered Opportunity for Effective Consumer Protection?

A Squandered Opportunity for Effective Consumer Protection?

Law professor argues that financial reform legislation hurts consumers.

Global Banking Associations Attribute Bond Market Slump to Regulation

Global Banking Associations Attribute Bond Market Slump to Regulation

Researchers claim that post-crisis regulatory overhaul has created a liquidity crisis.

Will the Volcker Rule’s Complexity Be Its Undoing?

Will the Volcker Rule’s Complexity Be Its Undoing?

Regulators face unique challenges as mandatory compliance begins.

Regulating Away Housing Bubbles

Regulating Away Housing Bubbles

Two scholars argue for measures to reduce the incidence and magnitude of housing bubbles.

An SEC Commissioner Highlights Global Challenges to U.S. Financial Markets

An SEC Commissioner Highlights Global Challenges to U.S. Financial Markets

Speech by U.S. regulator highlights complex issues facing U.S. capital markets.