House Republicans are targeting Wall Street reform law's consumer protection bureau for major changes.
The breakneck pace of rulemaking to implement the Dodd-Frank financial reform law is squeezing out public comments and could result in inconsistent regulations, House Republicans warned Wednesday.
New financial regulations emerging from Washington could increase the bottom lines of some banks - just not banks on Wall Street.
U.S. financial regulators will be called to testify about the cost of implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street law and what costs may get passed along to consumers, a key House Republican said on Monday.
Wall Street officials spent a lot of time in Washington last month, according to the Treasury Department’s release of its November agenda for meetings on the influential Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law.
The U.S. Department of Treasury is looking to decide on whether to exempt FX swaps and forwards from new derivatives regulations by July 2011, Reuters reports.
President Obama will sign into law Wednesday the Wall Street reform bill -- the most-sweeping set of changes to America's financial regulatory system since the 1930s.
A broad overhaul of the nation’s financial regulatory system, intended to address the causes of the 2008 economic crisis and rewrite the rules for a more complex — and mistrustful — era on Wall Street, cleared one last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Thursday as it headed for final Congressional approval later in the day.
Senate Democrats have the 60 votes needed to approve a procedural motion today aimed at moving the financial-regulation bill toward a final vote, according to a leadership aide.
The cost of using over-the-counter derivatives is likely to rise due to increased margin requirements and capital charges, but the exact financial impact of increased rules and regulations remain hard to pin down, industry participants said at an annual derivatives gathering.
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