Financial Regulation

Former FDIC Head Offers Prescriptions for Fixing Wall Street

In a lecture at Penn, Sheila Bair offers reforms for U.S. financial system.

Regulatory Entity-Centrism in Financial Services

Current focus on the entity may hamper effective regulation of the financial sector.

The Regulatory Review Announces 2013-14 Editorial Board

Incoming Board plans to spread the reach of RegBlog’s mix of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.

CFPB Possesses Unique Accountability Structure

Consumer protection agency is sensibly structured to resist the dangers of client politics.

CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

Proposed rule to protect nearly 50 million Americans with student loan debt.

Happy Birthday, The Regulatory Review!

RegBlog celebrates two years of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion.

Do Federal Regulations Impede Economic Growth?

Study finds increasing federal regulation does not impede GDP or job growth.

Regulatory Breakdown in the United States

The Regulatory Review summarizes the work of leading scholars from the newly published book Regulatory Breakdown: The Crisis of Confidence in U.S. Regulation.

Improving Crisis-driven Financial Regulation

Sunsetting and a dedicated review process would reduce risk of error in crisis-driven financial regulation.

Regulatory Analysis: Year in Review

We feature our top analysis essays from 2012.

House Bill Aims to Merge the SEC and CFTC

New “Securities and Derivatives Commission” proposed by Barney Frank.

Presidential Candidates Spar Over Role for Regulation

In debate, Obama and Romney disagree on how much regulation is needed.