Too Big To Fail in the Dodd-Frank Era
On August 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit agreed to hear appeals filed by several state Attorneys General (AGs) and certain private plaintiffs regarding the U.S. District Court for D.C.’s...more
On Dodd-Frank's third anniversary, it is appropriate to ask if it has all been worth it.
Well, I guess it depends on who you ask. If you ask Dodd or Frank, the answer would be yes. If you ask all of the newly hired...more
When the State National Bank of Big Spring case challenging the constitutionality of several titles of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”) was originally filed in June 2012, I...more
On August 1, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed in its entirety a lawsuit that challenged Titles I, II, and X of the Dodd-Frank Act as unconstitutional....more
In a June 3, 2013 closed-door meeting, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (“FSOC”) voted to propose the designation of three financial services companies — American International Group (“AIG”), Prudential Financial and...more
On February 13, the plaintiffs in a case challenging portions of the Dodd-Frank Act sought leave to file a second amended complaint to add as plaintiffs the state attorneys general (AGs) of Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Montana,...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; Executive Branch; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
President Obama touched on both new and old initiatives in his State of...more
The passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Bill”) represents the most ambitious and thorough regulatory reform of the laws governing the financial industry since the Great Depression....more
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