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GOP Eyes Major Changes For Wall Street Law's Consumer Bureau

By Peter Schroeder
Published: March 16 2011 The Hill

House Republicans are targeting Wall Street reform law's consumer protection bureau for major changes.

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Regulators May Be Moving Too Fast For Their Own Good on Dodd-Frank, GOP Says

By Peter Schroeder
Published: March 9 2011 The Hill

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.

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JPMorgan Says Dodd-Frank Favors Europe's Banks

By Ben Protess
Published: March 9 2011 NY Times

New financial regulations emerging from Washington could increase the bottom lines of some banks - just not banks on Wall Street.

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House Panel To Review Dodd-Frank Cost

By Sarah Lynch
Published: February 28 2011 Reuters

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.

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Wall Street Visits Washington About Dodd-Frank

By Ben Protess
Published: December 31 2010 NYT

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.

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U.S. To Decide On FX Swaps Exemption In ‘11

Published: December 3 2010 EMII

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.

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Obama to Sign Wall Street Reform Bill

By CNN Wire Staff
Published: July 21 2010 CNN

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.

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Financial Bill Is Set to Pass After Clearing Senate Hurdle

By David M. Herszenhorn
Published: July 15 2010 NYT

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.

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Senate Democrats Said to Have Votes to Advance Overhaul Bill

By Alison Vekshin and Phil Mattingly
Published: May 20 2010 BusinessWeek

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.

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OTC Derivatives Trading Costs to Rise

By Aline van Duyn
Published: April 23 2010 FT

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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