U.S. Exempts Small Banks From Volcker Rule
Regulators have adopted a final rule allowing community banks to engage in proprietary trading.
The Fed Proposes Significant Volcker Rewrite
Proposed changes would ease the rule's strict limits on proprietary trading by banks.
Can Dodd-Frank Be Fixed to Bridge Competing Interests?
Here are some steps to begin resolving the divide between bringing regulatory relief to banks and adequately protecting consumers.
How Is Regulatory Reform Likely to Proceed?
Proposed massive legislative change is unlikely; more moderate reforms floated by Treasury are better bets.
Dodd-Frank Is Needed But Merits Revision
While preventing another financial crisis is paramount, there were a number of unintended consequences of the law.
Future Uncertain for GOP’s Dodd-Frank Reform
The Financial Choice Act passed the House on a party-line vote but “there is zero chance that [it] survives” in its current form in the Senate.
‘Financial CHOICE Act’ Would Be Big Boost for Banks
The proposed law would significantly amend the Dodd-Frank Act and restore flexibility to financial institutions.
Dodd-Frank Creates More Threats than It Eliminates
How many of its myriad provisions are really worth replacing flexible supervision of banks with rigid regulation?
Smaller Banks Are Dodd-Frank Losers
The regulations coming out of the law are driving community banks to consolidate and making them less profitable.
End Financial Regulatory Patchwork: Volcker
A report by the Volcker Alliance calls for a "long-delayed" reshaping of the U.S. bank regulatory system.
Fed Mulling Extension of Volcker Rule Deadline
Financial institutions would like another seven years to divest of their private equity holdings.