Peter J. Wallison studies financial markets and banking and financial services. A former general counsel of the U.S. Treasury Department, Wallison was also White House Counsel to President Reagan.
His book Ronald Reagan: The Power of Conviction and the Success of His Presidency provides an inside view of the functioning of the Reagan White House. He writes often for AEI's Financial Services Outlook series.
In 2003, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a controversial rule — known as a shareholder access proposal — intended to make it easier for shareholders to nominate and elect members of corporate boards.