Dodd-Frank law


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.
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Is it time to break up the banks?

Apr 4, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.
Posted In: Banks, too big to fail, Wall Street, Dodd-Frank law, bank reform

Rule encouraging whistleblowers to come forward

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.
Posted In: whistleblowers, banking, fraud, Dodd-Frank law

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

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...
Posted In: afghanistan, Bahrain, budget, deficit-cutting, deficits, Dodd-Frank law, FDA, Kabul Bank, Lap-band, mid-day update, middle east, protests, regulation, Senate, weight loss

MIDDAY UPDATE: new financial rules, Ghana oil drilling, Facebook

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...
Posted In: Dodd-Frank law, Facebook, financial reform, mid-day update, Oil, Wells Fargo

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gold prices glitter and investors go "green"

Nov 9, 2010
Gold hit records highs today, topping more than $1,412.75 an ounce. Why are investors putting their faith in gold? Will the Republicans take aim at...
Posted In: BP, Dalai Lama, Daniel Boulud, Dodd-Frank law, electric cars, gold, green investing, mid-day update, proprietary trading, Tony Hayward