GOP Hearing A Chance For SEC To Face Cost Analysis Critics

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 3:42 PM EDT) -- When House Republicans hold a hearing next week calling for more rigorous cost-benefit analyses of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission laws, the agency should set aside the political bluster and take criticism of its economic reviews to heart, experts said.

The House Committee on Oversight and Government reform will convene Tuesday for a hearing provocatively called “The SEC’s Aversion To Cost-Benefit Analysis.” While the committee has yet to release details on the hearing, it is likely to include an SEC representative as a witness and cover...
To view the full article, register now.