Do consumers need a new regulatory agency to protect them in the financial marketplace? The question has been at the center of the ongoing congressional debate over financial services reform. Read More.
The Obama Administration's proposal for financial regulatory reform would give government regulators almost unlimited powers to take over financial institutions. The better choice would be to amend U.S. bankruptcy law. Read More.
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The Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill – enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis – was claimed by supporters to ensure the end of bailouts for the industry. However, as passed, it not only fails to do that, but by placing massive new burdens on the sector and its regulators, it is stifling growth of the economy, and making the financial sector weaker.
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