Financial Regulation: Law and Policy
TR 10:30AM - 11:50AM
Financial Regulation: Law and Policy Fall 2020 Kara M. Stein Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:30-11:50 AM
As a result of technology and global competition, financial institutions have been changing at a breathtaking pace. Ten years ago, a major financial crisis resulted in a substantial revamping of the regulatory architecture in the United States. In this course, we will examine whether these regulatory changes have been successful, especially during the recent financial stress caused by the pandemic, and what forces may affect the regulation of financial institutions in the future.
The course will have a practical focus with an emphasis on case studies that illustrate the intersection of law and policy, and the difficult choices financial regulators must often make
Administrative and Regulatory Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of administrative and regulatory law and the administrative process, including the role of statutory authorization and work of administrative agencies; Perform legal analysis in the context of administrative and regulatory law; Communicate effectively on topics related to administrative and regulatory law; Demonstrate an understanding of the role administrative and regulatory law play in our legal system and in society as a whole.
"Financial Regulation: Law and Policy" by Michael Barr, Howell Jackson, and Margaret Tahyar