·April 12, 2018
for a list of systemically important financial institutions under current and proposed asset thresholds.)
One of the perceived causes of the severity of the 2008 financial crisis was that some institutions that failed, or came close to failing, were systemically important. Because of their ...
·September 8, 2017
Kennedy School, Harvard University
After the U.S. mortgage crisis of 2007 led to the severe global financial crisis and global recession of 2008-09, there was strong popular support for strengthening financial regulation in the United States, with the goal of reducing the frequency and severity of such financial crises in the future. Ten ...
·March 1, 2017
On February 3 President Trump signed an executive order directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report within 120 days on, among other things, the extent to which existing laws and regulations affecting American financial markets are “efficient, effective, and appropriately tailored.” A key regulation ...