Tag Archives: JREG Bulletin

Measuring President Trump’s Regulatory Reform Agenda: The 2-for-1 Rule, by Roncevert Ganan Almond

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

Almost immediately following his entry into the Oval Office, President Donald J. Trump initiated an aggressive regulatory reform agenda intended to downsize the imprint and reduce the influence of the Federal government. Through a series of executive orders, supported by guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and his proposed budget to Congress, […]

Why the Bank Examination Privilege Is Breaking Down, by Eric B. Epstein

by Guest Blogger — Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Federal oversight of the banking industry generally takes place through bank examinations. A bank examination is a confidential, non-public dialogue between a regulator and a bank about the bank’s policies and practices. During this dialogue, bank examiners and banks depend on a federal rule known as the bank examination privilege. However, this rule is beginning […]

Constitutional Avoidance and Presidential Power, by Aneil Kovvali

by Guest Blogger — Monday, June 26, 2017

Editor’s Note: Aneil Kovvali recently published a longer essay on this subject in the Yale Journal on Regulation Bulletin. You can access it here. Recent events have brought renewed attention to statutes designed to constrain the president.  Troublingly, such statutes are often given limited constructions that weaken their force.  Under the constitutional avoidance canon, statutes […]