Tag: federal financial regulators

taking regulation seriously

There are signs that more people are starting to understand what it takes to build good regulation. We have to start taking the profession of regulation, and professional regulators, seriously. For thoughtful commentary, see James Surowiecki’s column in the current…

the next act: after congress passes the financial reform package

The rulemaking process that will follow President Obama’s signature to the financial reform legislation in early July will be a complex, expensive and important one. This is where many critical details will get hammered out, and financial institutions are well positioned to influence this process, whereas consumers and the media are not. Only the strongest of regulators would be able to ensure that the public interest is adequately protected through this process.