Trump’s Deregulatory Record
A new report by John Graham, former Regulatory Czar under President George W. Bush and Keith Belton of Indiana University grades Trump's deregulatory record at the two-year mark.
Harvard Law School Forum Publishes ACCF Robo-Voting Research
From The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation New research from the American Council for Capital Formation identifies a troubling number...
Regulatory Improvements to Ensure Process Certainty: Ten Impactful Ideas
This paper is a result of a November 16, 2016 bipartisan roundtable discussion identifying ten specific issues and beginning the dialogue on finding solutions.
A Smart Regulatory Process for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
The unrestrained growth of the federal regulatory state impedes U.S. economic growth and disproportionately affects America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs, according to a new report released today by the American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research. The report – A Smart Regulatory Process for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses – details how the burden of federal regulation falls unevenly on the small businesses that are major drivers of innovation, productivity, growth, and job creation in the U.S. economy.
Prioritizing Tax and Regulatory Improvement in 2017
As the attention of the nation and world leaders turn to Washington, D.C. to see what issues the new 115th Congress and administration of President Donald Trump are championing in 2017, the American Council for Capital Formation and its affiliated Center for Policy Research have developed a broad set of policy recommendations on tax reform and improvements to the federal regulatory process, particularly in the energy, environment, and financial services spaces, to guide and focus discussions both on Capitol Hill and downtown. Read the full memo.
Success Of U.S. Climate Pledge Depends On Future GHG Regulation Of...
According to several independent studies and analyses, a large gap exists in the U.S. climate pledge to the United Nations. Simply put, the greenhouse...
DOL’s Retirement Advice Rule: Helping or Harming Sound Retirement Planning?
A comprehensive retirement policy designed to maintain growth in savings, expand coverage, and prevent leakage during job changes is imperative for retirement security. The recently re-proposed DOL fiduciary rule, meant to protect the retirement savings of individuals, may well have the opposite effect. The DOL rule should be more fully analyzed and adjustments made to ensure the rule does not have an adverse impact on retirement plan access and investment education.