K&L Gates on Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform: Future Rulemaking and Congressional Activity

Excerpt: On June 30, 2010, the House adopted the conference report on H.R. 4173, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank Bill" or "Bill"). The Senate is expected to follow suit when it returns from recess later in July. This alert provides a high...

The SEC’s Busy Rule-Making Agenda

In many instances, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act merely set a framework for financial reform and left much of the heavy lifting to the financial regulatory agencies. The SEC published their agenda for the implementation of Dodd-Frank . It is a long list. Compliance...

Dodd-Frank Rulemaking Delays: Bad, and Likely to Get Worse

You may have seen May 2, 2011 Wall Street Journal article entitled "Overhaul Grows and Slow" ( here ), which described the backlog developing as regulators struggle to meet the rule-making guidelines mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act. The article itself was interesting enough, but if you really...