SEC

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.

Former Commissioner Speaks About SEC’s Role in Rapidly Changing Market

Troy A. Paredes offers his views on recent regulatory developments at a Penn seminar.

The Growing Application of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Financial Regulation

Cost-benefit analysis assumes an increasingly prominent role in financial rulemaking.

The SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Rules Promise Benefits, Raise Concerns

Long-awaited crowdfunding rules increase funding opportunities and risk to investors.

Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Tool for Good Governance in Financial Regulation

Effective evaluation helps to guard against regulatory capture.

Regulatory Entity-Centrism in Financial Services

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