CAMBRIDGE, Mass., November 21, 2013—U.S. capital market competitiveness remained weak through the third quarter of 2013, when measures of aversion to U.S. public equity markets reached levels not seen since the 2007-2008 financial crisis. “The global competitiveness of U.S. capital markets continues to disappoint in 2013,” said Prof. Hal S.
CAMBRIDGE, MA, October 1, 2013—The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation, an independent and nonpartisan research organization dedicated to improving the regulation and transparency of U.S. capital markets, released today a report entitled, “A Balanced Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis Reform” that sets forth ways to strengthen the cost-benefit analysis requirements applicable
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25, 2013 —The Committee on Capital Markets Regulation yesterday submitted a comment letter to the Federal Reserve regarding its proposed rule that would, among other things, require foreign banks with U.S. operations to “ring-fence” additional capital and liquid assets in the United States, in large part at U.S.
CCMR Statistical Release: Public Settlements and Regulatory Penalties Increase Significantly in 2012 and 2013March 15, 2013
CAMBRIDGE, March 7, 2013—Data released today by the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation reveal a dramatic jump in public settlements and regulatory penalties imposed on financial institutions in 2012 and 2013, and the liability of financial institutions may grow further in the wake of the recent LIBOR manipulation scandal. The
American Banker By Hal S. Scott The Financial Stability Oversight Council is about to decide which nonbanks with assets of $50 billion or more to designate as systemically important. It should use this authority extremely sparingly because it is based on the flawed premise of connectedness. The Lehman Brothers failure