Banks vs. Telcoms

You can learn lots of interesting things at conferences, and one of the most interesting observations I’ve come across in the last several weeks came from Jaco Grobler, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for FirstRand Group, the largest financial services institution by market … Continue Reading

Revamping the Sec Reg Curriculum

I took a bit of time during the break to revamp my syllabus for my Intro to Securities Regulation course. (Which for law profs is a big deal!) And I think it’s interesting to see just how much the field … Continue Reading

Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation

Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles delivered keynote remarks at a Brookings Institution event on monetary policy and financial regulation. He outlined the core elements and proposed changes to the central bank’s stress testing program, which measures whether financial firms have enough money … Continue Reading