Finance

The Independence of Egypt’s Consumer Protection Agency

New law implicates the political insulation, structure, and power of Egypt’s consumer protection regulator.

Waiving Credit Freeze Fees

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

New Requirements to Combat Money Laundering

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

Reforming the Federal Reserve System

Penn scholar explains the role, structure, and possible changes to the Federal Reserve System.

Can Regulatory Clarity Increase Retirement Savings?

Federal auditor says that more detailed regulation may expand participation in certain retirement programs.

Finding a Regulatory Framework for Social Enterprise

How can regulators effectively enforce social and environmental bottom lines for multi-purpose enterprises?

UK Watchdog Criticizes Crowdfunding Platforms for Misleading Investors

UK financial regulatory body finds fault with some crowdfunding promotions.

Senate Report Finds Strong Wall Street Influence on Commodities Markets

Legislators urge the Fed to increase oversight of large banks.

Fed Ends Quantitative Easing

Central bank discontinues program of buying financial assets from commercial banks and returns focus to managing interest rates.