Financial Regulation

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

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

Can We Finally Fix “Too Big to Fail”?

Recently passed House legislation would amend bankruptcy code for big banks.

Dodd-Frank’s Regulatory Morass

The costly implementation of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act stems from the law’s political origins.

SEC Expands Disclosure Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities

New rule addresses valuation problems that may have contributed to financial crisis.

Fed May Increase Capital Holding Requirement for Large Banks

In testimony before Senate, Federal Reserve official foretells changes to banking rules.

The Rise of Cyborg Finance

Can regulators keep up with the financial industry’s changing landscape?

Increasing Financial Regulatory Predictability through Optimizing Business Strategy

Regulatory change requires companies to implement systems to analyze regulation.

The Enhanced Role of Economic Analysis in Securities Rulemaking

An SEC Commissioner and former Chief Economist explain the role of economic analysis in rulemaking.

Long-awaited Money Market Regulatory Reform Falls Short

The SEC’s new money market rule may actually increase the run risk for some funds.

Why Should Regulators Apply Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation?

Scholars present a defense of and propose a framework for financial cost-benefit analysis.

The Effect of Income Disparity on Financial Regulation

Scholar worries that pay gap between financial industry and regulators may lead to regulatory failure.

Why are financial systems prone to crisis?

Scholar analyzes the relationship between financial systems, crises, and regulation.