Amid the uncertainty of timing, Trump’s appointments will have a major impact on the future of the post-crisis financial regulatory structure.
The history of the Bank Secrecy Act demonstrates a pattern of lawmakers expanding its scope and liability to an ever wider class of institutions and activities.
Independent funding insulates financial regulatory agencies from undue political influence while still making them accountable to Congress through testimony, reports, and audits.
Five years after the passage of Dodd-Frank, legislation released on Tuesday is an important step forward in the effort to continue with financial reform.
With Republicans taking control of both the Senate and the House, the new leadership has promised to show that they can work together and with Democrats – and actually get stuff done.
Streamlining America’s financial regulatory architecture was a major missed opportunity in the Dodd-Frank Act. Our existing structure is a patchwork of reactions to past financial crises that date back more than 150 years. Modernizing this patchwork system would improve regulation,…
Visualizing the regulation of financial activities in three stages: prior to Dodd-Frank ; the current, post-Dodd-Frank; and the new structure recommended by BPC.