Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

What is Dodd-Frank?

What is Dodd-Frank?

On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (The Dodd-Frank Act) into the United States federal law. The Dodd-Frank Act was named after Senator Christopher J. Dodd and U.S. Representative Barney Frank.  The Act places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the United States government.
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Dodd-Frank Provisions

The Dodd-Frank Act comprises of 848 pages that impacts multiple industries and legislation, amends numerous existing laws, and creates numerous new laws.

There are 16 Provisions / Titles.

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Dodd-Frank Links and Resources

After the finance crisis of 2008, it was evident that financial reforms in the United States was needed.  The response was the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which passed on July 21, 2010 by President Obama.  This bill was unprecedented in magnitude and will impact every sector of the United States financial services industry.

This is a resources page for the Dodd-Frank Act and will include information on the actual Dodd-Frank Bill and related documents.

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