Insiders tell the story of the 'zombie' bill everyone hated, but no-one could kill
Barney Frank "not embarrassed" to be cause of increased compliance bill
Energy Risk looks in detail at the US Dodd-Frank Act and its implications for commodity and energy market participants
The voice of reason?
Congressman supports elements of a bill to clarify CFTC mandate on swap trading venues - but insists it should not weaken competition
Vote is unlikely to delay reform implementation
Crisis? Oh, that crisis...
US regulators are hiring more staff in preparation for Dodd-Frank changes
Intellectual property and internal talent could get caught up in bank prop desk divorce
Section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Act will force swap dealers to hive off certain derivatives businesses into separate affiliates. But the legislation is fiendishly complicated, riddled with oversights and requires daring interpretative leaps, which has left…
New legislation means more study and rule-makings needed, creating operational risks for banks
The US Office of Thrift Supervision will be abolished under the Dodd-Frank Act, but is the agency being made a scapegoat for the financial crisis or will its dissolution help mitigate regulatory arbitrage and raise supervisory standards? Peter Madigan…
Isda's chairman discusses some of the changes in the regulation of the over-the-counter derivatives market
The planned Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could drive US focus on treating customers fairly for retail banking and credit products
Proposed rules to limit leverage on margin FX trading accounts at retail forex brokers will have the unintended consequence of increasing counterparty risk, according to Josh Levy, managing director at Tactical Asset Management.
Financial reform legislation passes in the US Senate, as focus turns to the complex issue of implementation
Regulation from the US and EU will impact on hedge funds. Barclays Capital has plans to leverage its acquisition of Lehman’s North American prime brokerage business. Ucits hedge funds explained
It's not quite over yet, but the text of the Dodd-Frank bill has been agreed and derivatives users have cause for both celebration and concern.
Despite a last-minute hitch, the final text of ambitious financial regulatory reform legislation was agreed last month, which would hand supervisors sweeping new powers over financial institutions. But are regulators equipped for their new…
Blanket forex exemption dropped from final bill; Treasury to determine issue
Reform bill ambiguity means end-users might have to post margin even if they don't clear swaps.
Risk-based charge will cover cost of reform bill passed today
Democrats and Republicans spar in the first meeting of the two-week process.
US financial reform edges closer as legislators prepare for the reconcilation of the House and Seante bills