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Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

February 24, 2017

The Money Problem

By David Reiss

I recently read The Money Problem: Rethinking Financial Regulation by Morgan Ricks (University of Chicago Press 2016).  While it is not a book for the financially faint of heart, it does provide a great introduction to money is and what banks … Continue reading

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February 24, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments

February 22, 2017

GSE Investors’ Hidden Win

By David Reiss

The big news yesterday was that the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled in the main for the federal government in Perry Capital v. Mnuchin, one of the major cases that investors brought against the federal government … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments

February 17, 2017

Kushner Conflicts with Fannie & Freddie

By David Reiss

Bloomberg quoted me in Kushner’s Use of U.S.-Backed Apartment Loans Poses Conflict Risk. It opens,  Jared Kushner relinquished control of his family’s multibillion-dollar real-estate business in January to eliminate conflicts of interest when he became a top White House adviser to … Continue reading

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February 17, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments

February 16, 2017

Return to the Great Recession?

By David Reiss

US News & World Report quoted me in What Happens if Trump Dismantles the Financial Regulations of the Great Recession? It opens, On Feb. 3, 2017, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders that will affect the financial sector. That change … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | 1 Comment

February 15, 2017

Impact on Consumers of Dodd-Frank Repeal

By David Reiss

TheStreet.com quoted me in What Would a Repeal of Dodd-Frank Mean to Consumers? It reads, in part, With the political atmosphere unsettled at best, much of the current talk out of Washington, D.C. centers on unraveling the Dodd-Frank Act. But what would … Continue reading

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February 15, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments

February 14, 2017

Dodd-Frank Repeal Unappealing for Homeowners

By David Reiss

The Hill published my latest column, Why Repealing Dodd-Frank Is Unappealing if You Own a Home. It opens,  President Trump has made it clear that he wished to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Just two weeks … Continue reading

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February 14, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments

February 13, 2017

Gorsuch, The CFPB and The Administrative State

By David Reiss

I published a column, Gorsuch, CFPB And Future Of The Administrative State, in Law360. While Law360 is behind a paywall, you can also find a version of the article on SSRN or on BePress. Here is the text (footnotes converted to in-text citations): U.S. Supreme Court nominee … Continue reading

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February 13, 2017 in Regulation | Permalink | No Comments