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House passes Dodd-Frank reform bill, approval now pending from President Trump

Bill passes 258 to 159

May 22, 2018 by Caroline Basile

On Tuesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed S. 2155, also known as the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act.  602 more words

'Conflict Minerals' and the Dodd Frank Act - New Working Paper

Seemingly everyone knows about ‘conflict minerals’. They are probably in our phones and laptops—even some of our jewelry is made out of them. Almost everyone wants to make ‘conflict minerals’ a thing of the past. 565 more words


Should the CFPB Run a Yelp for Financial Services Providers?

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Senior Specialist, CFI

Last week, Mick Mulvaney, interim director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said in reference to the CFPB’s consumer complaints database, “I don’t see anything in that says I have to run a Yelp for financial services sponsored by the federal government. 1,062 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Employee Whistleblowers

by Rainer von Holst, LL.M

A whistleblower is an individual who publicly informs or discloses the corruption or wrongdoing within a financial institution. Typically whistleblowers are classified by type: employee-informants are individuals that work in the organization, while tipsters are individuals who have information of wrongdoing and may not necessarily work for the financial institution. 460 more words

Rainer Von Holst

Papers Comparison: Rules of the Rating Game, Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on Credit Rating, The Financial Crisis and Corporate Credit Ratings.

” I would like a summary of the 3 papers:
1."The rules of the Rating Game: Market Perception of Corporate Ratings" Jankowitsch, Ottonello
2."Impact of the Dodd-Frank act on credit ratings" Dimitrov, Palia, Tang… 100 more words


K&L Gates Discusses the Dodd-Frank Reform Endgame

Early 2018 will likely see the most significant progress on reforming the Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) since its passage in 2010 thanks to four key efforts: the Financial CHOICE Act and activity in the House Financial Services Committee, an appropriations effort, President Trump’s executive actions, and bipartisan legislation in the Senate. 867 more words

The Dodd-Frank Act

In Search of Obama

There is no doubt that history will refer Barack Obama as a U.S. President Like No Other. There is the obvious aspect of his being the first African American president. 649 more words

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