Thursday, October 4, 2012

Dodd Frank

  • Dodd-Frank Makes a Debate Cameo

    Mr. Romney also said "one of the unintended consequences of Dodd-Frank" was that it designated "five banks as too big to fail" and gave them a "blank check," a claim that may be a bit exaggerated.

  • Romney Wrongly Connects Dodd-Frank Rule to Small Bank Failures

    The Claim: Mitt Romney said the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 designated five U.S. banks as too big to fail and gave them "a blank check," contributing to the collapse of smaller banks.

  • Simpson-Bowles and Dodd-Frank, explained

    Google analytics show the debt-reduction bill named for Simpson and Bowles and the Wall Street reform bill spearheaded by Dodd and Frank were the fastest rising search terms during Wednesday's debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

  • Why Dodd-Frank Rules Keep Losing in Court

    In a media campaign that appears to have been launched in anticipation of challenges to rules implementing the Dodd-Frank financial reform, the judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit—among the most respected courts in the country ...

  • Dodd-Frank Act delay requests bombard FTC

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, facing an Oct. 12 start date for a slate of derivatives rules, is being bombarded with requests from lobbying groups to ease or delay the Dodd-Frank Act measures. Trade associations representing ...

  • Fannie, Freddie Debt Sale Hit by Dodd-Frank

    However, the plans have been delayed as regulators work to interpret an esoteric part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, meant to make interest-rate swaps and other derivatives used in many debt securities safer in the wake of the financial crisis.

  • The Mitt-anator goes soft on Dodd-Frank

    Before we hand the first debate to Mitt Romney, I suggest we examine what he actually said last night. He is now Centrist Mitt. The Rightist Mitt of the primaries is history.

  • No Lobbying, But Plenty of Politics and Policy Ahead for Retiring Rep. Barney ...

    and the lead author of the Dodd-Frank financial-reform law, announced his retirement plans last year, citing a redrawn district that would have made it challenging for him to retain the seat he has held since 1981.

  • Lloyd Blankfein: Dodd-Frank Reforms May 'Turn Out To Be Inadequate'

    "A lot of the reforms contained in Dodd-Frank look good to me, and some of them look excessive, and some of them may even turn out to be inadequate," Blankfein said in an interview with Marketplace on Tuesday.

  • Fed's George slams Dodd-Frank reform, says too complex

    In a speech in Beijing, Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George suggested the Dodd-Frank Act had entrenched certain institutions as "to", encouraging more, not less, risky behavior by Wall Street.

  • Live Blog: Romney and Obama Debate in Denver

    "[Dodd-Frank's] goal is to end too big to fail, but it also says that certain institutions get special treatment," says Jim Angel, Associate professor at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business.

  • Debate Was 'Watershed' Moment of Multiple Screen Use by Viewers

    JIM LEHRER, moderator: Do you want to repeal Dodd-Frank? MITT ROMNEY: Well, I would repeal and replace it. We're not going to get rid of all regulation.

  • Court Blocks Dodd-Frank Curbs on Derivatives Speculation

    Less than two weeks before curbs were set to take effect, U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins in Washington ruled that the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act required more study before setting caps on positions in oil, natural gas, wheat and other commodities.

  • Academic Governing Board Group Enlists Lobbyists on Dodd-Frank Issues

    The national advocacy group for academic governing boards has tasked Hogan Lovells with keeping trustees of higher education institutions free from Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regulations. Hogan is advocating for the ...

  • Three states join lawsuit challenging Dodd-Frank law

    (Reuters) - Three U.S. states have joined a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law that overhauled U.S.

  • Happy Birthday to the Dodd-Frank Rule That Killed Free Checking!

    One year ago today, the Durbin Amendment to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act went into effect.

  • AGs of SC, Okla. and Mich. join challenge of Dodd-Frank

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Three state attorneys general have joined the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Alan Wilson of South Carolina, Scott Pruitt of ...

  • Romney stresses he wants bank regulation, but slams Obama reforms

    Speaking during the first presidential debate on Wednesday, Romney reiterated his pledge to repeal the Dodd-Frank bill, a 2010 law that overhauls the oversight of U.S.

  • Dodd-Frank's 'Orderly Liquidation' Is Out of Order

    But the 2010 federal financial-reform law known as Dodd-Frank continues to undermine economic growth and the rule of law by injecting immense uncertainty into our economy.

  • Influencing Dodd-Frank

    Influencing Dodd-Frank | Two years after passing a spate of financial rules, lawmakers are still tinkering behind the scenes with Dodd-Frank. In a show of partisan haggling, more than 100 lawmakers have lobbied the Federal Reserve and other authorities ...

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