Gauging EU And US Investor Confidence Post-Crisis

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Both the European Union and the U.S. responded to the financial crisis of 2007-2009 with a run of regulations. A research study examined the impact of regulations, including the Dodd-Frank Act and EU directives, on investor confidence levels. Survey results revealed that investors in both the EU and the U.S. are neither more confident nor less confident in investing as a result of recent regulations. The data suggests that another variable may have a greater impact on investor confidence levels — politics.

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