CFPA

The Right Way to Regulate
November 18, 2009

In the weeks ahead, Congress may finally provide American families with a seat at the financial regulatory table in Washington, D.C. If Congress passes the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA) Act of 2009, on which the House Financial Services recently reported favorably, it will establish, for the first time, a federal agency whose sole mandate is to evaluate financial products through the lens of consumer fairness.

Is Barney Frank Weakening the Consumer Financial Agency?
September 23, 2009

The short answer, per this Journal piece, is yes.

The Dark Side Of Behavioral Economics
July 29, 2009

Richard Posner is against the proposed new Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). This is, of course, not a surprise.