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Innovation in Fintech

Finance / March 24, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

BPC hosted Innovation in Fintech, the first in a series of congressional staff briefings on key issues in fintech.

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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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Casting a Wide Net: The Expanding Reach of Anti-Money Laundering Laws

Kristofer Readling / Blog September 11, 2015

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.

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BPC Calls on Congress to Preserve and Strengthen Independent Funding for Financial Regulators

Finance / Press Release June 10, 2015

Independent funding insulates financial regulatory agencies from undue political influence while still making them accountable to Congress through testimony, reports, and audits.

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Financial Reform Proposal "An Important Step" with Room for Bipartisan Improvements

Finance / Press Release May 13, 2015

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.

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Five Financial Reform Priorities for Congress in 2015

Aaron Klein, Laura Hall / Blog December 23, 2014

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.

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Richard Neiman and Mark Olson: Modernizing our regulatory structure

Richard H. Neiman, Mark Olson / News April 14, 2014

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,…

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We really don’t need eight banking agencies

Finance / News April 11, 2014

If you’re a Wall Street bank, chance are you have a holding company that houses your national bank and broker-dealer or investment operations.

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Overlap and Fragmentation in Financial Regulatory Oversight

Finance / Research April 10, 2014

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.

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Streamlining the U.S. Financial Regulatory System

Finance / Research April 10, 2014

A structure where a single banking agency is responsible for regulation will be more accountable to all stakeholders, including the public, regulators, and industry.

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