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EU At a Glance – Financial Supervision and Regulation in the US

AT A GLANCE Requested by the ECON committee Study in focus Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies Directorate-General for Internal Policies. Author: S. HONNEFELDER, P. DELGADO CUBILLO PE 631.031 – January 2019 EN Financial Supervision and … Continue reading

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IDD transposition in Germany almost complete through guidance provided by new German regulation

Insurers and other insurance distributors faced significant challenges while implementing the requirements of the German law transposing the Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD). Even though the IDD was transposed into German law as of 23 February 2018, several details were not … Continue reading

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Putting the Brakes on Crude Oil Train Regulation

In 2013, a runaway crude oil train derailed and exploded in the center of Lac-Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. Similar derailments of crude oil trains occurred in North Dakota in 2013 and Oregon in 2016. Despite federal legislation demanding improved … Continue reading

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Constitutional challenge lodged against SEC gag regulation

By Rebecca Kahn, J.D. Non-profit think-tank and publisher The Cato Institute has brought an action against the SEC seeking declaratory judgment that the 1972 “Gag Regulation” is unconstitutional under the First Amendment. Cato claims injury because a specific gag order … Continue reading

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Romano on Global Harmonization of Financial Innovation Risk Regulation

Roberta Romano (Yale Law School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)) has posted Pitfalls of Global Harmonization of Systemic Risk Regulation in a World of Financial Innovation on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The working hypothesis … Continue reading

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