Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
House Passes Bill to Reform Bank Bankruptcies
The Financial Institution Bankruptcy Act of 2014, sponsors say, would make the bankruptcy of a financial institution more efficient and prevent bailouts.
GOP Leaders Urge SEC to Ditch Pay-Ratio Rule
Three Republican lawmakers tell Mary Jo White that the proposed rule would be unduly costly and detract from more important SEC priorities.
Shareholder ‘No’ Votes on Pay Show Uptick
A new report on the 2014 proxy season show a rise in the number of executive compensation plans that failed to receive majority shareholder support.
Fed Set to Adopt Risk Retention Rule
Banks will finally be required to have 'skin in the game" when they securitize certain mortgages.
SEC Panel Urges Update of ‘Accredited Investor’ Standard
Income and net worth minimums may not be the best way to determine if an investor has the ability to make an informed investment decision.
Regulating Debit Cards: Plastic Stochastic
Capping fees on card transactions has not worked out as planned.
SEC to Award $30M to Whistleblower
The award will be the largest made by the SEC, although the whistleblower claimed that it was below the average percentage amount others got.
SEC Spells Out How Rating Agencies Must Reveal Conflicts of Interest
New rule requires rating agencies to promptly gauge whether a company's current rating must be revised to eliminate a conflict of interest.
Commercial Loans Not ‘Unusually Cheap’: Fed Study
Despite the government's highly accommodative monetary policy, interest rates charged on C&I loans are still above historical norms, says a new paper.
Ratings Agencies: Credit Where Credit’s Due
The ratings industry has bounced back from the financial crisis.