Experts have been involved in financial regulation involving banking, payments, securities, and insurance. They have been engaged by many leading players around the world with respect to financial regulation and legislation and the implementation of new laws by regulatory authorities. Our experts have handled complex regulatory matters, usually through the submission of white papers and making presentations, at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve Board and have provided testimony to the U.S. House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Banking Committee. Our experts recently advised the Government of Singapore on the regulation of the OTC commodity derivatives market and on turning Singapore into a trading hub.
Specific areas in which we have a high level of expertise and world-renowned experts include:
- Consumer financial protection. Our experts were deeply involved in submissions to Congress during the debate over the Consumer Financial Protection Act and have written extensively on the subject and cited by the Wall Street Journal for their influential work. Our team includes behavioral economists who are familiar with how the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will analyze consumer financial products and consider the design of regulations. We have served as advisors to financial institutions concerning the implications of the forthcoming rule making by the CFPB.
- Payments regulation. Global Economics Group experts have been working on various aspects of payments regulation including that involving credit, debit, and prepaid cards, checks, and ACH-based payments for twenty years. We have worked on regulatory matters concerning credit and debit interchange fees in multiple jurisdictions including the U.S., EU, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand. Our team members include world-recognized experts in payments.
- Securities regulation. Our experts have worked on matters involving the regulation, or antitrust issues involving, equity exchanges, electronic trading platforms, data clearing houses, and derivatives markets.