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Deregulate

To reduce the amount of regulation over a market or economy. It may include reduced or eliminated requirements for reporting or filing statements with regulators. Deregulating may allow an organization to conduct more activities than it could before; for example, it may allow a bank to make more high risk investments. Deregulation is intended to increase efficiency in the market by letting the Invisible Hand guide the economy apart from government intervention. Opponents, however, argue that deregulation increases the likelihood of fraud and unfair practices such as insider trading. Many analysts agree that deregulation helps firms on solid financial footing and hurts those that are not.

deregulate

To reduce or eliminate control. One of the major forces in the financial markets in the 1970s and 1980s was the federal government's decision to deregulate interest rates. The commissions charged to investors on security trades were deregulated in 1975.
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A successful deregulatory agenda will need to focus on the repeal of regulations that truly hold the promise of generating substantial cost savings compared to the loss of whatever regulatory gains are sacrificed.
led to shortcuts in the regulatory and deregulatory decision-making
The truth is that the Bush record in this regard is less deregulatory than that of the Clinton Administration.
This Policy Brief highlights several federal and state flexibility options currently available to schools, summarizes a survey of superintendents regarding their opinions of the regulatory environment in Indiana, examines deregulatory legislation enacted in other states, and considers whether public education in Indiana would benefit from a round of deregulation.
But he has achieved one deregulatory reform that is bold, radical, and only superficially insane.
Mr Brake said: "The introduction of a levy on all ticket sales would offer passengers financial protection on all flights, as well as having a positive deregulatory impact.
The Japanese Government appears committed to continuous deregulatory and liberalization reforms of the healthcare industry (as stated in "The 3-year Program in Promoting Regulatory Reform in December 2002"), with the hope of creating a trickle-down effect, both direct and indirect, that will have a favorable impact on the overall economy and improve the quality of life.
This paper finds that United States did not experience larger productivity gains from the deregulation process compared to Japan and Korea, where less deregulatory reforms have taken place.
media system, a federal court in June overturned the FCC's deregulatory move.
In fact, dm act may also enable businesses to file lawsuits against agencies that reject data quality complaints, a potentially powerful new device in the deregulatory arsenal that could let motivated groups head sensible regulatory changes off at the pass.
The cross-party committee, made up of peers and MPs, also called for the establishment of an industry-funded trust providing research, education and treatment for problem gamblers as a crucial counterbalance to the Bill's deregulatory aspects.
A spokesman for the Association of Convenience Stores welcomed the advice as a positive deregulatory measure that would offer retailers guidance on best practice.