Dodd-Frank Act

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The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act), named after Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd and Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Barney Frank, was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010.<ref>Obama Signs Sweeping Wall Street Overhaul Into Law. Reuters. Retrieved on July 22, 2010.</ref>

The 848-page document, which is embedded below, aims to ensure financial stability in the United States by improving accountability and transparency in the financial system, ending "too big to fail" bailout policies and increasing consumer protections related to financial services practices, among other goals. For more information, including a summary of the act, its architects, and key provisions, see the Dodd-Frank page on MarketsWiki.

Summary of Dodd-Frank Provisions[edit]

The Act consists of 16 Titles. Below is a summary of the provisions of each title, with links to proposed and/or final rulemakings by regulatory authorities.

Dodd-Frank Act[edit]


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