SEC Provides Model For Cost-Benefit Analysis, Study Shows

Law360, New York (March 12, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted procedures for performing cost-benefit analyses on proposed rules that should be adopted by other financial and banking regulators, a business-lobby funded report released Tuesday said.

In a report commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, two Ohio State University Moritz College of Law professors said that guidance for performing cost-benefit analyses the SEC produced in March 2012 has led to the agency producing better, more effective rules that can stand up to court challenges.

Other agencies, including the...
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