All Commentary
Friday, August 12, 2011

Financial Rules to Be Thrashed Out in Court


“They lost Round 1 when Congress wrote the law. They lost Round 2 when regulators began turning the law into rules. But business groups fighting regulatory measures adopted in response to the financial crisis could still score a knockout in another arena: the federal courts. A recent appeals court decision could spell trouble for the Securities and Exchange Commission as it puts in place some of the most far-reaching Wall Street regulations in years, experts say. The potential points of contention include issues as diverse as whistleblower rewards, derivatives trading and executive pay.” (Washington Post)

Family feud.

FEE Timely Classic
“Financial Regulation Snake Oil” by Chidem Kurdas