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Dodd-Frank: Five Years After

Stephen G. Cecchetti | Posted 07.13.2015 | Business
Stephen G. Cecchetti

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (hereafter, DF), the most sweeping financial regulatory reform in the United States since the 1930s. Let's have a look at the most noteworthy accomplishments and the biggest failings so far.

Zach Carter

Wall Street's Revolving Door Spins Again In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If at first you don't succeed, turn, turn again. The revolving door in the nation's capital took another spin last week, when Sen. Mark ...

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Regulator Finally Stirs

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government on Monday preliminarily designated at least three financial companies as having the potential to pose a grave threat...

Disgraced Insurer Plans Big Move As Soon As It's Officially 'Too Big To Fail'

Reuters | Clare Baldwin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

By Clare Baldwin HONG KONG (Reuters) - American International Group Inc is planning to sell its savings and loan business as soon as a federal pan...

Mitt Romney Misleads on Wall Street Reform in Presidential Debate

Rep. Maxine Waters | Posted 12.04.2012 | Business
Rep. Maxine Waters

Unfortunately, the Republican ticket continued its incoherence on financial reform with Romney's comments last night.

Too Big to Fail: Timing Is (Still) Everything

Kevin L. Petrasic | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business
Kevin L. Petrasic

In implementing regulatory reforms, whether to resolve "too big to fail," minimize systemic risk, or address the multitude of other issues raised in Dodd- Frank, balance and perspective are critical.

The Dodd-Frank Living Will... Will It Work?

Kevin L. Petrasic | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Kevin L. Petrasic

While it is tempting to think that things could have turned out differently for some of these firms if they had implemented and executed a Dodd-Frank living will, the reality is that probably not much would have changed.

European Banks May Need To Raise $72B To Meet New Capital Requirements

Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

LONDON/FRANKFURT (Steve Slater and Arno Schuetze) - Europe's banks may need to raise over 50 billion euros ($71.6 Billion) after regulators slappe...