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Dodd Frank Financial Overhaul

Banks Are Still Trying To Charge You Those Pesky Fees

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- Big banks, facing declining revenues and a regulatory climate that leaves them fewer creative ways to make money, are quietly introducing ...

Volcker: Banks 'Shouldn't Be Fighting The Concept' Of My Rule

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

By Stanley Carvalho and Martina Fuchs ABU DHABI, Feb 29 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker, who lent his na...

Marcus Baram

Dodd-Frank Rule Vote Delayed Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.22.2012 | Business

In what is becoming a troubling pattern, financial regulators have yet again delayed a vote on a crucial provision of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Commo...

Controversial Financial Reform Measure Could Hurt Venture Capital, Bank Says

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

By Dave Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While Wall Street giants fight to get regulators to loosen the broad trading restrictions of the ...

Banks: Without More Leeway, Volcker Rule Will Force 'Fire Sales'

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

U.S. banks want regulators to give them more time to liquidate investments in certain private equity funds under the Volcker rule, arguing that wi...

Senators To Grill Regulators On MF Global Collapse

Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

Senators plan to press regulators on Thursday on whether they were asleep at the switch as now-bankrupt MF Global took on massive risky bets, and ...

SEC Backs Off Stricter Financial Rule After Industry Objections

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The largest hedge funds and private equity firms must report financial information to the government under a rule adopted Wednesday...

Alexander Eichler

Fed Links With Finance Industry Raise Conflict Of Interest Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

When the Federal Reserve was handing out emergency loans during the financial crisis, some of the money didn't have to travel very far. More than a...

Rep. Barney Frank Pledges To Revise Dodd-Frank's 'Swipe Fee' Provision

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business

The banking industry breathed a sigh of relief when the implementation of a key provision of the Dodd-Frank financial reform package was delayed. ...

Elizabeth Warren Seeks Chief For Financial Consumer Agency

Wall Street Journal | Damian Paletta and Victoria McGrane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

White House adviser Elizabeth Warren and a top lieutenant are quietly asking business and consumer groups for names of people who might run the new Co...

Bank Regulators To Tackle Capital Standards

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (By Dave Clarke) - U.S. banking regulators meet on Tuesday to take the first steps toward implementing higher capital requirements set out...