Financial Regulation

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.

Repealing the CFPB’s Arbitration Rule

President Trump signs measure rescinding the financial consumer watchdog’s recent rule.

Repeal of Mandatory Arbitration Ban Is a Wall Street Giveaway

Critics of CFPB’s arbitration rule are wrong about who bears the harms of forced arbitration.

The Case for Regulating After Harms Occur

Scholar argues that society is best off when regulators punish violations after the fact.

Regulation of the Chinese Equity Crowdfunding Market

Scholar argues that China should model U.S. and U.K. regulation of online investing.

Structural Reforms to Improve Cost-Benefit Analyses of Financial Regulation

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

Regulating Automated Financial Advice

Scholars present framework for the regulation of automated advisors in the financial services industry.

Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

Agency sees increased effectiveness after incorporating feedback from courts and academics.

Treasury Pick’s Oversight of “Robo-Signing” Heats Up Nomination Proceedings

Steven Mnuchin continues to advance in U.S. Senate even as Democrats decry his role during financial crisis.

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

National financial technology companies will be regulated differently than traditional banks.

Adapting Regulation for the FinTech World

A federal consumer watchdog quietly solved a big problem.