Tag: Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

In her final speech as SEC Chair, White identifies current trends assailing SEC independence

by Cydney Posner Mary Jo White took the occasion of her final speech as SEC Chair, presented to the Economic Club of New York, to discuss how to maintain the role of the SEC as an effective financial regulator and how the SEC can “continue as a strong independent agency […]

It didn’t take long — House passes bills to “regulate” the regulators

by Cydney Posner Welcome to the future! On Wednesday, the House Republicans (with five Democratic votes) passed H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017, a bill that would change the way federal agencies issue regulations and guidance. This bill would require agencies to, as part of their rulemaking processes, […]