Major changes could be in store for the post-crisis regulatory structure that has been built over the past eight years.
Why President Obama Likely Will Nominate a Republican for Two Terms on the SEC and a Democrat for One
Republican nominees to the SEC (and the CFTC) usually take the place of Republican commissioners, and Democrats usually replace Democrats.
Flooding consumers with privacy notices provides little benefit and often carries a hidden cost: it can desensitize consumers to reviewing more important disclosures.
BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative highlights news articles, papers and other important work which illuminate current and new thinking within financial regulation.
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.
BPC’s Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative’s recent report on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) figured prominently in this Tuesday’s hearing where CFPB Director Richard Cordray testified to the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. The report, The Consumer Financial Protection…