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Banks' 'living wills' aren't looking so good

Aug 5, 2014
Banks still don't have realistic plans for an "orderly failure."
Posted In: Banks, bankruptcy, Dodd-Frank law, financial reform, FDIC

Republicans have a birthday card for Dodd-Frank

Jul 21, 2014
A look at the progress of the Dodd-Frank Act four years in.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Dodd-Frank law
Morgan Stanley

Failing deals: a trend, or temporary?

Jul 7, 2014
The repo market under strain
Posted In: Banks, Dodd-Frank law

A commission without commissioners

Nov 6, 2013
Bart Chilton, known as a firebrand and for making all manner of music allusions in his speeches, is leaving the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Posted In: CFTC, regulators, Dodd-Frank law

Supreme Court could cause trouble for consumer watchdog

Jun 20, 2013
The Supreme Court is expected to take a case on whether several recess appointments were constitutional -- and that has implications for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Posted In: financial reform, politics, NLRB, CFPB, Dodd-Frank law

Goldman CEO Blankfein warns 'fiscal cliff' threatens confidence in U.S. economy

Oct 2, 2012
Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, says the U.S. risks a ratings downgrade and a hit to its reputation as a global business leader as legislators battle over the upcoming 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: Goldman Sachs, Lloyd Blankfein, Dodd-Frank law, fiscal cliff

When regulations change: From baseball to banking

Jul 20, 2012
Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Posted In: baseball, regulation, Banks, Dodd-Frank law

Sheila Bair on the state of Dodd-Frank and financial reform

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.
Posted In: Dodd-Frank law, Sheila Bair, financial reform

Regulators to define 'swap' under Dodd-Frank Act

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.
Posted In: Dodd-Frank law, swaps, Derivatives

Senators get briefing on Dodd-Frank progress

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.
Posted In: dodd-frank, Dodd-Frank law

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