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Ombudsman Appointed at SEC under Dodd-Frank

Recently the Securities and Exchange Commission finally announced that Tracey L. McNeil will serve as the very first official ombudsman for the agency. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, passed over four years ago, was enacted to overhaul the financial and banking sectors of our economy after the market crash and consequent

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Happy Birthday, Dodd-Frank!

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, known in short as “Dodd-Frank,” just turned 4 years old this month. In mid-July 2010 Congress passed, and President Obama signed into law on July 21, 2010, a mammoth piece (or giant stack) of legislation meant to combat the financial and banking practices that crashed the

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The Volcker Rule

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has brought with it a variety of new laws and avenues for new rules and regulations to change how we govern the financial and banking sectors of our economy. While its effectiveness will be left to the historians both in the short and long term, its

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