Global regulation decisions will be among the top priorities
for Barack Obama when he takes office on January 20,
particularly accounting and reporting standards.
Recent history has proven that the democratic roots of a
president do not necessarily mean stricter economic regulation.
The repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act was one of the most
anti-regulatory efforts of the 1990s, and that happened under
democratic President Bill Clinton.
The Sarbanes-Oxley act...