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Insider Trading And The Supreme Court

by Jonathan Maceyvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, September 29, 2016

The SEC and Department of Justice want more stringent securities laws that will enhance their own power at the expense of the marketplace. 

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The Rise Of Crony Capitalism

by Jonathan Maceyvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, February 11, 2016

Affirmative action and collective bargaining are corrupt forms of political favoritism that harm the economy.

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Beware Of Banking Animus

by Jonathan Maceyvia Defining Ideas
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Populist proposals to regulate the banking industry will leave consumers with higher rates and fees, and a less competitive financial industry. 

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Injustice At The SEC

by Jonathan Maceyvia Defining Ideas
Thursday, May 14, 2015

The commission is unfairly suing a private equity firm that is trying to save American businesses. 

The Death of Corporate Reputation: How Integrity Has Been Destroyed on Wall Stre

The Death of Corporate Reputation: How Integrity Has Been Destroyed on Wall Street

by Jonathan Maceyvia FT Press
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The Death of Corporate Reputation describes the transformation of US finance from the old reputational model to the existing laissez-faire model and argues that the change came as a result of three key factors: (1) the growth in reliance on regulation rather than reputation, (

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Is Mitt Romney at risk from the Department of Justice?

by Jonathan Maceyvia Politico
Thursday, August 16, 2012
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The Feds' New Mortgage Disclosures Are a Bust

by Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Incredibly, the annual percentage rate is hidden under new rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...

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Losing Money Isn't a Crime

by Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

J.P. Morgan lost $2 billion. They'll learn from experience. Regulators rarely do...

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An end to the regulatory state?

by Jonathan Maceyvia Politico
Thursday, March 22, 2012

If the JOBS bill is enacted, the regulatory infrastructure could become difficult to defend...

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How Private Equity Works

by Jonathan Maceyvia Wall Street Journal
Friday, January 13, 2012

Mitt Romney's candidacy is subjecting the entire private-equity industry—where Mr. Romney spent most of his business career—to vicious attacks by journalists and several of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination...

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