The results are in: Party control of the U.S. House of Representatives will change for the third time in 12 years, leaving legions of pundits to
On May 4, the House Financial Services Committee (“HFSC”) concluded its three-day markup of H.R.10, the Financial Choice Act (“FCA”), a bill to reform
In late July, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (D.C. Circuit) handed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a scathing rebuke, after reviewing the agency’s first Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) regulation, a rule that would have required publicly traded companies to include in proxy materials potentially voluminous information on director candidates nominated by shareholders rather than by the board of directors.
Elizabeth Warren spoke at the White House today during the kickoff event of the Tuesday Talks series, a weekly interactive video chat on the White House website.
The passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act") represents the most ambitious reform of the laws governing the financial industry and corporate America since the Great Depression.
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Wall Street Reform Act) was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010.
This morning, President Obama signed into law comprehensive reforms to the federal banking and securities laws -- the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- legislation that the President said will "rein in the abuse and excess that nearly brought down our financial system" and "bring transparency to the kinds of complex, risky transactions that helped trigger the financial crisis."
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act").
On July 15, 2010, the House and Senate conferees reconciled their differences and approved the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 (RAFSA).
In the early hours of the morning last Friday, the House-Senate Conference chaired by Senator Christopher Dodd and Representative Barney Frank reached an agreement on a historic financial reform bill, which conferees voted to call the "Dodd-Frank Act."