Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Considering the Intent of Financial Regulations
Regulations protect the safety of the banking system, ensure adherence with consumer compliance law, and eliminate illicit activity.
Community Banks Still Struggling with Compliance Costs
While Bank of America might be able to absorb additional compliance costs, the additional rounds of paperwork and auditing could crush a community bank.
Municipal Adviser Charged With Bidding Fraud
The case is the SEC’s first enforcement action under the municipal adviser anti-fraud provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
FDIC Adopts Final Rule on Collateral for Swaps
"Establishing margin requirements for non-cleared swaps is one of the most important reforms of the Dodd-Frank Act," said the FDIC chair.
SEC Strips Out Credit Ratings for Money Funds
A low credit rating on a short-term security will no longer prohibit a money market fund from investing in it.
Court Extends Corporate Whistleblower Protections
An appellate panel decides in favor of a former finance chief who alleged he was fired for reporting accounting fraud.
Senate Democrats Press SEC on Political Spending Disclosures
Companies should be required to disclose how they use corporate resources for political activities, say the lawmakers.
Bankruptcy Bill Would Replace Bank Bailouts
The Taxpayer Protection and Responsible Resolution Act creates a Chapter 14 for banks and replaces Dodd-Frank's orderly liquidation authority.
Dodd-Frank’s Next Act: Executive Pay
The SEC’s proposed disclosure rules have drawn criticism from proponents and opponents alike.
Banks and ‘Speed Traders’ Among Culprits Last October 15
However, financial regulators failed to find a single, root cause for the unusually volatile day on the U.S. Treasury market last year.
Big Banks Detail Latest ‘Living Will’ Plans
On the fourth try, U.S. systemically important financial institutions aimed to be more realistic about how they would approach a bankruptcy.