CEI Weekly: Global Financial Rules Relaxed

January 11, 2013



Feature: John Berlau explains what changes to Basel III financial rules mean.

FEATURE: Global Financial Rules Relaxed


This week, a committee of international regulators and central bankers decided to revise and delay the Basel III capital bank accord, a package of financial rules aimed at preventing further financial crises. At OpenMarket, CEI Senior Fellow John Berlau explains why  this week's changes are good--but why the flawed accord needs a more thorough restructuring. Read Berlau's post here





Easing of Rules for Banks Acknowledge Reality

John Berlau's citation in The New York Times


Federal Regulation: The Costs of Benefits

Wayne Crews' column in Forbes


Iain Murray's op-ed in The American Spectator


The Ripple Effects of Flawed Agbiotech Regulation

Greg Conko & Henry Miller's article in Regulation


E-Verify: Immigration Reform's Threat to Legal Workers

David Bier's op-ed in Forbes


EPA Rejects Arizona Haze Plan

Jeff Edgens' op-ed in The Heartlander


A Barage of Legal Threats Shuts Down Whistleblower Case

Bill Frezza's column in Forbes


Bush Officials, Environmental Defense Fund Join in Appeal to Conservatives

R.J. Smith & Myron Ebell's citation in The Washington Examiner