Dodd and Frank on Dodd-Frank
“We did very difficult, politically hard things” in the Dodd-Frank Act, former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank said July 21 as the law that bears his name celebrated its fifth anniversary. “My head hurt.”
The 2015 IA 35 for 35 Calendar
Throughout May, we’ll publish extended versions of the interviews and profiles that appeared in the May issue of Investment Advisor. We'll update this calendar with links to each article as they are published.
Why the IA 35?
While I’m not a fervent believer in the “Great Man” theory of history, I do believe that individuals make a big difference in the history of the world, of nations and of families.
SEC on a Dodd-Frank ‘Death March’: Gallagher
The SEC has been on a “death march” to finish Dodd-Frank rulemakings unrelated to its core mission, SEC Commissioner Gallagher said Wednesday.
20 Best Ways to Fix Dodd-Frank Act
Former Sen. Chris Dodd says his namesake financial reform law is "working pretty well." But the Bipartisan Policy Center sees room for improvement.
M*A*S*H Star Turned Mogul Wayne Rogers Blasts Tax Code, Offers Tips
M*A*S*H TV star and serial businessman Wayne Rogers discusses why the tax code is broken and has some choice words for Dodd and Frank.
The Battles That Shaped Dodd-Frank
Chris Dodd and Barney Frank shared anecdotes about what really keeps Wall Street awake at night and who has more political clout than big banks.
SEC Swears In 2 Commissioners; FINRA Names New Governors
Kara Stein and Michael Piwowar, both former congressional staffers, are new SEC commissioners, replacing Elisse Walter and Troy Paredes.
How Financial Reform Became a Fiasco
Three years after Dodd-Frank’s passage, President Obama and Congress have failed to shepherd sound financial-industry rules, or level with the public.
For Advisors and Their Clients, Does It Matter Who’s President?
A look back at the last five presidents and their policies' effects on advisors and their clients, with implications for Obama-Romney.