Tag Archives: financial regulation

Significant Rollback of Dodd-Frank Signed Into Law

by Kwon-Yong Jin — Monday, May 28, 2018

On May 24, 2018, President Trump signed into law “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act,” to date the most significant rollback of the financial regulatory framework set up by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (enacted in 2010). The bill had previously passed the Senate in March and the House […]

The Administration’s Frustrating Failure to Nominate a Fed Vice Chair for Bank Supervision

by Peter Conti-Brown — Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

As the Chair of the powerful Senate Banking Committee, Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) is one of the most important figures in Washington and Wall Street. Among his targets is reforming the Fed, including the Fed’s governance. Recently, Senator Shelby has announced that he has a bone to pick with the Obama Administration on this score. […]

What Five Years of Dodd-Frank Have Left Undone, by Philip Wallach

by Guest Blogger — Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is coming up on its fifth birthday next month. Seldom has a law’s meaning been so little determined five years out from passage—especially a law running hundreds of pages. Dodd-Frank seems to frustrate everyone: Wall Street finds it massively burdensome and parts of it profoundly wrong-headed; […]

Every Regulatory Attorney Always Has Standing to Challenge the Constitutional Design of Her Regulator

by Peter Conti-Brown — Monday, May 4, 2015

So would hold Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit in a case challenging the constitutionality of the institutional design of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Judge Kavanaugh has written some of the most provocative concurring and dissenting opinions about the constitutional limits and permissions of institutional design, including […]

Basel III, Municipal Finance, and Administrative Arguments Good and Bad

by Peter Conti-Brown — Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

It’s a pleasure to participate in the launch of this new blog. I’m looking forward to the dialogue and interaction with my co-bloggers and readers. I’ll be blogging mostly about central banking, financial regulation, and public finance (where each of these interacts with “regulation” as our overarching theme), although I may indulge from time to […]