Results tagged “Financial Regulation”

CFPB Publishes International Money Transfer Compliance Procedures

Agency offers institutions guidance on financial regulation compliance.

Former FDIC Head Offers Prescriptions for Fixing Wall Street

In a lecture at Penn, Sheila Bair offers reforms for U.S. financial system.

Cost-Benefit Analysis: A Tool for Good Governance in Financial Regulation

Effective evaluation helps to guard against regulatory capture.

Former FDIC Head Offers Prescriptions for Fixing Wall Street

In a lecture at Penn, Sheila Bair offers reforms for U.S. financial system.

Regulatory Entity-Centrism in Financial Services

Current focus on the entity may hamper effective regulation of the financial sector.

A Call to Clarify the Regulatory Scope of Money Transmitter Laws

The scope of state law threatens the viability of new payment systems.

TARP Overseer Describes "Lost Opportunity" to Increase Small Business Lending

Report blames regulators' lack of sufficient oversight in reviewing loan applications.

CFPB Seeks to Increase Oversight of Nonbank Student Loan Servicers

Proposed rule to protect nearly 50 million Americans with student loan debt.

U.K. Reshuffles Regulatory Scheme and Creates Consumer Finance Watchdog

Reform of U.K.'s financial regulatory system divides responsibilities among new agencies.

CFPB Debuts an Expanded Consumer Complaint Database

To increase transparency, Bureau releases 90,000 consumer financial complaints

Start-up Companies Await SEC Guidance on Equity Crowdfunding

Commission balances spurring investments with protecting investors.

The Regulatory Week in Review: March 1, 2013

HHS implements provisions of the ACA, CFPB and FDIC reportedly investigate online payday lending, and more.

Empowering the SEC to Stop Corporate Fraud

Scholars propose SEC response to the failure of private anti-fraud mechanisms.

Improving Crisis-driven Financial Regulation

Sunsetting and a dedicated review process would reduce risk of error in crisis-driven financial regulation.

How Should the U.S. Regulate Housing Finance After the 2008 Crisis?

Understanding why housing finance regulation fell short in the past can help in the future.

Three Thousand Whistleblowers Alert SEC to Wrongdoing

Annual report reviews first year of a securities whistleblower program.

House Bill Aims to Merge the SEC and CFTC

New "Securities and Derivatives Commission" proposed by Barney Frank.

Federal Reserve Board Issues Instructions for 2013 Stress Tests

Banks can lower planned distributions to meet capital requirements.

SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro is Stepping Down

President Obama names SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter to assume role of Chairman.

Finance Experts Discuss Future of U.S. Housing System

Penn panel focuses on current housing finance regulatory issues.