More Dodd Frank Articles

  • Dodd-Frank at war with itself

    The difficulty of Dodd-Frank implementation is not primarily the regulators' fault; the problem comes from Dodd-Frank's determination to rely on government regulation as a cure for government policy distortions. Instead, let's work on getting rid of the distortions that encourage people to behave...

  • Reversing the decline in small business lending

    While small business lending often declines during a recession, recent regulatory changes may well result in a permanent decline in bank lending to small business.

  • Barney Frank dismisses Elizabeth Warren's favorite idea

    Appearing Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee he used to head, former Rep. Barney Frank, the architect of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, dismissed the idea of reinstating Glass-Steagall, the Depression-era law that split investment banks from commercial banks that...

  • VIDEO --- Rep. Jeb Hensarling, former Rep. Barney Frank spar over Dodd-Frank Act

    House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling said Wednesday during a committee hearing that the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has been a major failure since it passed Congress four years ago.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 23

    After his conformation hearing yesterday in front of the Senate Veterans' Affairs committee, Senate lawmakers will vote today to send Robert McDonald's name to the full Senate floor for debate.

  • Big Ideas: On Dodd-Frank, diversity and cigarettes

    Like Obamacare, the 2010 financial reform law has many unintended consequences, the latest of which could be soaring insurance rates.

  • Feds look to water down mortgage reform

    Three years after it was proposed, one of the major post-crisis mortgage regulations is on track to be finalized — but on terms much looser than originally envisioned.



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