Norm engages in writing on a variety of legal and financial subjects. He has written a book, titled Going Public: My Adventures Inside the SEC and How to Prevent the Next Devastating Crisis, which will be published in March 2017 by McGraw-Hill Education. The book chronicles his experiences at the agency and how they shed light on the regulatory process and government policy-making.

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WSJ Goes Big on Financial Regulation

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal launched a new product called WSJ Pro Financial Regulation devoted to covering all of the activity in this space. WSJ reporter Andrew Ackerman had one of the first pieces on the new service discussing how the SEC’s current complement of three Commissioners could lead to paralysis at the agency. Agency action requires a quorum of three so any one Commissioner can stop something by not showing up at a meeting. Apparently this has never happened before but you never know in the divided Washington of today. Read more