Financial Regulation: New Era, New Regulators

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?

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Ben White, Chief Economic Correspondent, POLITICO

J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Jeb Hensarling, U.S. Representative, Texas; Chairman, Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives
Joo-Yung Lee, Managing Director, Head of North American Financial Institutions, Fitch Ratings
Craig Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Michael Piwowar, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Published February 26, 2020