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Philanthropy on Wall Street: How Capital Markets Firms Support Causes from Pandemic Relief to Social Justice

The history of philanthropy cannot be told without a lengthy chapter on the financial services industry. As the reform movement of the 19th century increasingly intersected with the growth of American industry, ultra-wealthy individuals began to donate to good causes and support communities on a more systematic level, ushering charitable giving into the modern age.… Continue reading Philanthropy on Wall Street: How Capital Markets Firms Support Causes from Pandemic Relief to Social Justice

BEFORE We Regulate Crypto

BEFORE We Regulate CryptoExperts Urge Caution Before Trying to Fit Crypto into Our Existing Regulatory Framework The battle over which U.S. regulator should oversee cryptocurrencies – and digital assets in general – has heated up, and it’s about to get hotter. A big part of the debate is due to the highly fragmented nature of… Continue reading BEFORE We Regulate Crypto

Staying Clean While Going Green: ESG Explosion Creates New Challenges for the Buy Side

The unprecedented growth ESG investing also comes with growing regulatory scrutiny. As firms across the capital markets work to keep up with demands from retail and institutional investors, there is mounting concern from global regulators and lawmakers that some ESG investment products might not be as green as they appear.