Special report – Weighing up Dodd-Frank

What Dodd-Frank means to us: industry participants

Dodd-Frank Act - Special Report

Taming the estimated $583 trillion market for unregulated swaps transactions was never going to be easy and, sure enough, the process to create these new regulations under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has attracted a lot of criticism. The regulators involved – the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – have pressed on, churning out rule proposals apace. And even though the de