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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, December 12

Finance / Blog December 12, 2014

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

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BPC Commends Congress for Improving Dodd-Frank

Finance / Press Release December 10, 2014

BPC has strongly endorsed the idea that non-bank financial companies should not be shoehorned into capital standards designed for banks.

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Five Financial Reform Priorities for Congress, No Matter Who Wins on Tuesday

Aaron Klein, Laura Hall / Blog October 30, 2014

As the new Congress seeks ways to improve financial regulation, we believe there are more bipartisan areas of agreement than most suspect.

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BPC Supports Key Legislative Provisions to Update Dodd-Frank

Justin Schardin / Blog September 16, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives is poised to vote as early as today on two significant tweaks to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank). The two measures, part of a package of changes incorporated into the Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014, are small but important improvements and would represent the most significant effort so far to update the landmark financial reform bill. 

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Unaccompanied Alien Children: A Primer

Lazaro Zamora / Blog July 21, 2014

Under the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, the Department of Homeland Security screens Mexican children within 48 hours of apprehension to determine if the child is a victim of trafficking or has a claim to asylum based on fear of persecution.

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What We’re Reading in Financial Regulatory Reform, June 13

Finance / Blog June 13, 2014

Yesterday, Stanley Fischer was confirmed to be next Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board by the U.S. Senate. We think this is a good time to revisit his speech on the regulation of the financial system, delivered in August 2009.

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Statement by BPC's Aaron Klein on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection

Finance / Research March 11, 2014

Dodd-Frank empowered financial regulators with substantial authority to use their tools to improve regulation for both financial services providers and end users.

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Former Governors Caucus Looks to Change Tone in Senate

Linda Lingle, Jim Douglas / Blog January 3, 2014

Earlier this year something unprecedented and potentially revolutionary happened in the Senate even though (and yet) few people took notice—eleven senators who previously had been governors officially launched the Former Governors Caucus and with its creation, the governors provided a new…

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The Latest on Dodd-Frank and the Volcker Rule

Finance / Blog December 20, 2013

Discussing Dodd-Frank and Non-Banks with Senators Sherrod Brown and Mike Johanns Earlier this week, BPC welcomed The Wall Street Journal‘s Deborah Solomon to moderate a discussion with Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Mike Johanns (R-NE). They proposed legislation to amend…

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