Jul 18, 2012 Two years ago this Saturday, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Many say the bailout pulled the economy back from the brink. But the ad-hoc nature of the bailout made clear we needed better ways of responding to -- and ideally preventing -- financial crises.
Jul 10, 2012 Today, federal regulators are going to define the word "swap," -- and that seemingly simple act will set in motion a series of new regulations that are part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
Jul 3, 2012 A bipartisan collection of heavy hitters -- including former FDIC chair Sheila Bair and former Fed chairman Paul Volcker -- are behind a new push to boost financial regulations, but their quest may be quixotic.
Jun 6, 2012 Implementation of the financial industry overhaul is still a work in progress. More than half of the 400 new rules have missed their deadlines.
Jun 8, 2012 The former chairwoman of the FDIC talks about her new financial watchdog group, the Systemic Risk Council, and the state of the global financial industry.
May 3, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.
Mar 13, 2012 Whistleblowers at American corporations are sending thousands more tips to the Securities and Exchange Commission to take advantage of a program that can make turning in your employer more lucrative than winning the lottery.
Feb 17, 2011 The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Jan 26, 2011 If you want to find out what caused the 2008 financial crisis, you can pick up a copy of the 576-page report by the U.S. commission appointed to ...
Dec 15, 2010 Federal agencies are beginning to shape the rules under Congress's financial overhaul, also known as the Dodd-Frank law. Regulators want to require...