BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.
As the new Congress seeks ways to improve financial regulation, we believe there are more bipartisan areas of agreement than most suspect.
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.
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.
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.
Dodd-Frank empowered financial regulators with substantial authority to use their tools to improve regulation for both financial services providers and end users.
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…
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…