Systematic Study Shows Improvement in SEC Economic Analysis

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

The Public Interest in Public Securities Settlements

Legal scholar argues SEC settlements after Dodd-Frank create potential costs for defendants and the public.

Prosecuting Corporate Criminals

Prosecutions of individual corporate criminals can, in fact, be successful—and are critical for attaining justice.

SEC Moves to Expand Executive Compensation Disclosure

Proposed rule would require companies to make clearer disclosure of pay and performance information.

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

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

SEC Expands Disclosure Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities

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

The Cost to Businesses from Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Agency actions are minor components of the financial consequences of FCPA enforcement.

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.

More Whistleblowers Help Regulators Detect Misconduct

Financial regulators in the U.S. and U.K. receive a growing number of alerts from whistleblowers.

Encouraging Companies to Disclose Climate Risks to the SEC

State attorneys general are well suited to prod disclosure, recent paper argues.