FSOC Annual Report Highlights New Emerging Threats

Justin Schardin May 20, 2015
Among the emerging threats highlighted by FSOC as warranting further attention over the upcoming year were central counterparties and financial innovation.

Funding Immigration Courts Should Not be Controversial

Matt Graham May 20, 2015
The backlog of pending cases in immigration courts has grown 160 percent since 2006, but the number of immigration judges has grown by just 15 percent.

Will the Clean Power Plan Be a Catalyst for Energy Efficiency?

The proposed Clean Power Plan sets emission goals based, in part, on assumptions about the cost and availability of new energy efficiency.

What to Watch for: FSOC’s May 19 Meeting

The Financial Stability Oversight Council will meet Tuesday, May 19 in open and closed sessions.

Strong Tax Season Moves Most Likely Debt Limit X-Date Window to Late 2015

Shai Akabas, Brian Collins May 18, 2015
Tax filing season has come to a close, and BPC has updated its projections of how long the Treasury could continue to pay all of the nation's bills in full.

Florida Governor Signs Online Voter Registration Legislation

Michael Thorning May 15, 2015
Online voter registration is an essential component to modernizing our nation’s election administration system.

What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, May 15

Financial Reform May 15, 2015
BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.

Bipartisan Action on Lautenberg TSCA Reform Bill

Kimberly Dean May 14, 2015
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy unanimously approved the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015.

The Key to a Working Majority

Jason Grumet May 14, 2015
One senator with the right kind of courage—blending adherence to principle with a desire to work across the aisle—can be the key to a working majority.

Why CFPB Should Regulate Car Loans Regardless of Where the Loan Originates

Aaron Klein May 12, 2015
Today, consumers and lenders face a confusing and fragmented system when it comes to the regulation and protections offered around auto-lending.