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Wikirating has today joined forces with Baserank and Weiss Ratings in a strategic alliance to support independent and reliable ratings for Bitcoin and hundreds of… Read More »Wikirating, Baserank and Weiss Crypto Ratings join forces
Scope seeks to establish itself as the Europe an alternative to the traditional US agencies in the highly concentrated credit ratings industry. On the sovereign… Read More »How the leading European rating agency distinguishes itself from the US rating agencies
This blog article summarizes Chapter 4 of The Failure of Financial Regulation by A. Hira, N. J. Gaillard and T. H. Cohn (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan,… Read More »How and Why Moral Hazard Has Distorted Financial Regulation
For the past half-century, the Chicago School has had a profound impact on the development and subsequent stagnation of academic finance. That is the subject… Read More »Did Academic Finance Play a Role in the Global Financial Crisis?
Al Franken’s announcement of his pending resignation completes his descent from Progressive Saint to something of a pariah figure. But like others whose stars have… Read More »Al Franken’s Complex Legacy and the Credit Rating Business
This blog article summarizes a recent article published in the European Business Law Review. Reference: Norbert J. Gaillard, “Credible Sovereign Ratings: Beyond Statistics and Regulations”,… Read More »Credible Sovereign Ratings: Beyond Statistics and Regulations
No government regulation will ever apply to any rating agency that the government regulates, according to the Financial Choice Act. This bill would eliminate accountability… Read More »Republicans Immunize Rating Agencies from Accountability in Financial Choice Act