January 31, 2014
by Kimberly Bennett
The European Court of Justice on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit contesting an EU regulation that bans some short selling practices to increase financial market stability. The regulations were enacted to increase the transparency of short positions held by investors in certain EU securities, reduce ...[read more]
November 9, 2013
by Kenneth Hall
JURIST Guest Columnist Bashar Malkawi of the University of Sharjah College of Law in the United Arab Emirates argues that shadow banking in China, while valuable, remains illegal and contains systemic risk factors that should be mitigated by including it within the scope of established financial ...[read more]
January 11, 2013
by Michael Muha
JURIST Guest Columnist Louise Bennetts of the Cato Institute gives a critique of Dodd-Frank and argues that recent regulatory trends are incompatible with a rule-based system...It seems that "rules-based" is the new DC buzz phrase. There is little disagreement that a "rules-based" approach to ...[read more]
December 4, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
Wall Street organizations International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) on Friday filed a lawsuit challenging a regulation implemented by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that limits speculative trading. The ...[read more]
December 3, 2011
by Cody Harding
On December 3, 2008 the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved rule amendments to provide greater oversight and regulation of credit rating agencies. The amendments were passed to strengthen the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006. The regulations were passed because of the ...[read more]
October 29, 2011
by Cody Harding
On October 29, 2010, the European Commission (EC) announced that the Vatican would implement EC laws against money laundering and financial fraud. The agreement was reached after Italian law enforcement officials alleged financial improprieties on behalf of the Vatican, and seized ?32 million... ...[read more]
July 21, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On July 21, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed the Restoring Financial Stability Act into law. The legislation, which focused on increasing regulation in the financial sector following the 2008 economic crisis, received final approval by the Senate the week before, after being approved by the ...[read more]
December 2, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On December 2, 2009, the US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee approved the Financial Stability Improvement Act to address various economic dangers posed by large financial institutions. The bill sought to increase regulation and allow government regulators to control the ...[read more]
July 21, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday signed the Restoring Financial Stability Act into law. The legislation, which focuses on increasing regulation in the financial sector following the recent economic crisis, received final approval by the Senate last week after being approved by the House of ...[read more]
July 1, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 237 to 192 to approve the final version of financial reform legislation, which focuses on increasing regulation in the financial sector following the recent economic crisis. The House and Senate reached an agreement on the final version of the ...[read more]

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