By Global Economics Group on October 27, 2011

FinReg provides a weekly collection of news, blogs, academic articles and other ideas related to the evolving financial regulation landscape. Financial Regulation News Brief – Volume 23

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By Global Economics Group on October 25, 2011

On October 19, 2011, GlobalEcon’s Senior Advisor Robert Litan, along with Harold Bradley of the Kauffman Foundation, testified before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investments regarding ETFs and their present danger to capital formation. Robert Litan says that ETFs have increasingly distorted the role […]

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By Global Economics Group on October 20, 2011

FinReg provides a weekly collection of news, blogs, academic articles and other ideas related to the evolving financial regulation landscape. Financial Regulation News Brief – Volume 22

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By Global Economics Group on October 19, 2011

GlobalEcon’s Director Douglas J. Elliott answers “No” to the question of whether the Dodd-Frank Act should be repealed. Although far from perfect, Dodd-Frank goes a long way towards fixing many of the problems revealed by the severe financial crisis from which we are still recovering.  Dodd-Frank and Basel III probably move us two-thirds of the […]

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By Global Economics Group on October 13, 2011

 FinReg provides a weekly collection of news, blogs, academic articles and other ideas related to the evolving financial regulation landscape. Financial Regulation News Brief – Volume 21

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By Global Economics Group on October 4, 2011

 GlobalEcon’s Director Joanne Shepherd-Bailey comments on the practice of enlisting third-party investors to fund to litigation costs in exchange for a slice of the lawsuit’s winnings. Third-party funders tend to bet on patent or antitrust cases for the biggest profit, but “the potential downsides for the defendants are huge,” Bailey said, citing the possibility of […]

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