10 Worst Rollbacks and Deregulatory Disasters of 2019

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By David Rosen, Public Citizen 2019 has been a rough year for regulation, in no small part because of the escalating war on regulation led by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans at the behest of private industry. We’ve put together a list of some of the worst rollbacks and......
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Top Ten Regulatory Policy Stories of 2019 (IMHO)

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform For many of us, the best way to characterize the past year in three words would be “too much news.” That sentiment certainly applies to the wonky backwater of the regulatory policy world. Today, that world looks much different than it did even......
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Industry Corruption and Fraud in SEC Rulemaking Be Investigated and Prosecuted

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By Better Markets Hard to believe, but the SEC recently proposed a rule to gag independent proxy firms from providing their unbiased opinion to investors who hire them. In fact, the SEC is proposing that proxy firms provide their opinions on corporations to the management of those corporations...
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Better Markets Calls Out FDIC for Not Protecting Depositors & Taxpayers

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By Better Markets The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) exists to protect bank depositors and taxpayers, but – shockingly – the new Chairwoman ranks this priority as a “third goal” behind helping finance “innovate” and a new-found “balanced” interpretation of the law. Our President...
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Lawless SEC Going After ESG & Investors Rather Than Protecting Them

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By Better Markets Ignoring the laws that are supposed to mandate its actions, the SEC has perverted its mission from protecting investors to protecting Corporate America, incumbent management and financial giants. The latest is the attack on ESG (environmental, social and governance issues), a...
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