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Regulation and Markets: Archives

There’s No One Under the Bus

Samuel Charap addresses the argument that the Obama administration has thrown U.S. Eastern European NATO allies under the bus in its pursuit of improved U.S.-Russia relations.

By Samuel Charap | Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Keeping Loopholes Out of Derivatives Reform

Congress should make sure as it begins to reconcile financial reform legislation, that the law is free of exemptions weakening the bill, writes Pat Garofalo.

By Pat Garofalo | Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Don’t Exempt Car Dealers: They Need to Follow Basic Consumer Protection Rules

Pat Garofalo says Congress should reject the push to exempt auto financing from oversight by the proposed consumer protection regulator.

By Pat Garofalo | Monday, June 7, 2010

Enforcing Reform

David Balto argues in Modern Healthcare that a number of provisions in the recently passed health care bill will promote competition as long as they are enforced.

By David Balto | Friday, June 4, 2010

Rein in Irresponsible Oil Drillers

David Madland and Karla Walter detail why “high-road” contracting would help prevent low-road disasters such as the BP oil catastrophe.

By David Madland and Karla Walter | Thursday, June 3, 2010

Financial Reform End Game

The congressional conference committee tackling financial reform legislation has clear choices to make, argues Pat Garofalo.

By Pat Garofalo | Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The Public and Wall Street

The public worries that lawmakers might not be tough enough on Wall Street, says Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, May 17, 2010

The Greek Myth of Profligacy

The first lesson to be learned from the latest sovereign debt crisis is that nations need to get the revenue side of their balance sheets in order, write Michael Linden and Sabina Dewan.

By Michael Linden and Sabina Dewan | Friday, May 14, 2010

Public Strongly Backs Financial Regulation

The public's backing of financial regulation legislation is solid, and that's stiffening progressive lawmakers’ resolve and weakening the conservative opposition, says Ruy Teixeira.

By Ruy Teixeira | Monday, May 10, 2010

First Wall Street, then Your Street

Congress should reform Wall Street before reorganizing the two mortgage securitization giants that underpin our housing market, argues David Min.

By David Min | Monday, May 10, 2010

A New Plan to Protect American Workers

Department of Labor officials discuss how DOL’s regulatory strategy can protect workers and responsible business owners.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Bring the FTC into the 21st Century

David Balto discusses in The Hill that the Federal Trade Commission should receive a full range of powers to effectively protect consumers from deceptive and fraudulent conduct.

By David Balto | Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Infographic: Derivatives Regulation

Infographic explains what derivatives are and how regulation would help make them more transparent.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Breaking the Technology Bottleneck: The FTC’s Intel Case Is Critical to Innovation

The FTC has the opportunity to open up the microprocessor market to new competition and innovation in its case against Intel, explains David Balto in a Huffington Post column.

By David Balto | Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Creating Just Jobs Worldwide

A CAP event co-sponsored by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Business Council for Global Development examines how to create good jobs and worker-social protections to generate economic growth worldwide.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010