Financial Regulation: New Era, New Regulators
The current U.S. administration has undertaken a substantial review of existing financial regulatory structures as part of an effort to increase economic growth and decrease regulatory burden. Both chambers of Congress moved legislation forward designed to overhaul, and in some cases eliminate, portions of the Dodd-Frank legislation passed after the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years after the crisis, what is the state of financial regulations? What is the philosophy that is shaping this new approach? How can regulations continue to safely facilitate the availability of credit to spur growth and create jobs?