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Regulate Non-Banks by Focusing on Products and Activities

John Soroushian / Blog September 20, 2017

There are serious concerns about the systemic risks posed by the non-bank sector and these concerns should be addressed through proper regulation.

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A Simple Fix to Maintain FSOC’s Insurance Expertise

Justin Schardin / Blog May 16, 2017

Dodd-Frank does not include many of the details that are defined for the other voting members of FSOC, including anything on the Independent Member’s specific duties.

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Time for a Post-Financial Crisis Review

Justin Schardin / Blog February 7, 2017

President Trump’s executive order provides a basis for improvements to financial regulation if it is approached with a focus on evidence over ideology.

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The Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act

Martin Neil Baily, Aaron Klein, Justin Schardin / Research January 11, 2017

Although Dodd-Frank has been largely successful in stabilizing the financial sector, it still needs to be fine-tuned.

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Trump Can Remake Most Financial Regulatory Agencies

Justin Schardin / Blog December 7, 2016

Amid the uncertainty of timing, Trump’s appointments will have a major impact on the future of the post-crisis financial regulatory structure.

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What a Trump Presidency Means for Financial Regulation

Justin Schardin / Blog November 10, 2016

Major changes could be in store for the post-crisis regulatory structure that has been built over the past eight years.

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The House GOP Alternative to the Federal Insurance Office

Justin Schardin / Blog October 5, 2016

The legislation would create a new office that would be both less powerful, and in some ways more independent, than the two entities it would succeed.

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De-Designation of GE Capital is a Milestone for FSOC

Justin Schardin / Blog June 29, 2016

The decision leaves open questions of what another SIFI must do to achieve de-designation, and the impact that GE Capital’s designation had on the financial system.

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Fed Sends Three Clear Messages With Insurance Capital Proposal

Justin Schardin / Blog June 8, 2016

Insurance companies had been regulated almost exclusively by state insurance departments until Dodd-Frank, which created FSOC’s designation authority.

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Curbing Bad Apples Won’t Erase Contagion Risk

Finance / News May 2, 2016

In the Dodd-Frank Act, Congress wisely gave regulators greater authority to address systemic risk originating outside the banking sector by letting FSOC designate nonbank firms as SIFIs.

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