This commentary reviews the provisions of the Dodd-Frank
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that are pertinent to the
insurance industry and opines on what those provisions portend for the
regulation of the insurance industry in the future.
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed...
Passage of the landmark Dodd-Frank Act, the most
far-reaching financial regulatory legislation since the Great Depression, has
set the stage for major adjustments in the financial services industry. In a
second Roundtable discussion, Arnold & Porter attorneys discuss the Act's
impact on executive...
Passage of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and
Consumer Protection Act, the most far-reaching financial regulatory legislation
since the Great Depression, has set the stage for major adjustments in the
financial services industry. The Act impacts regulation, supervision, and in
On Monday, March 15,
2010, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT) released a Chairman's
Mark of the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" (the
"Bill"). The Bill, which has been in development for months, is
intended to replace the Discussion...
On May 20, 2010, the
Senate passed the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of
2010" as amended ("Senate Bill"). Congressional leadership has
indicated that conference committee proceedings will take place in June, making
it likely that the legislation will be passed by the...
by Dan Crowley, Karishma Shah Page, Bruce Heiman, Collins
R. Clark and Justin D. Holman
On December 11, the
House of Representatives passed H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer
Protection Act of 2009 (see H.R. 4173 as introduced), by a vote of 223 to 203.
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...
On this edition, Richard Phillips of K&L Gates and Professor
Meyer "Mike" Eisenberg, Visiting Professor of Law at Willamette
University College of Law, discuss the Dodd-Frank Act, focusing on the
impact of the legislation on private fund advisors. They talk about the
Many of the provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
merely provide for future regulatory framework. That it is in part true for the
changing definition of "accredited investor" under the Securities Act. The
other part is that the definition changed once...
The Dodd-Frank Act contemplates the creation of a new
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) within the Federal Reserve. CFPB
would be responsible for consumer protection over financial products and
services offered by both banks and nonbanks, including mortgage lenders,
captive finance companies...
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...