The Next Congress
This year’s congressional elections hold considerable potential to reshuffle power on Capitol Hill.
Dodd-Frank Imperfect, but ‘We’re Still Better Off’ Because of It: Sheila Bair
Speaking at TD Ameritrade Institutional conference, former FDIC chair gets warm reception from advisors, and urges no change to Dodd-Frank's "too big to fail" changes.
The Warren Effect
Elizabeth Warren presents a conundrum for Wall Street. She is a forceful, well-prepared critic of the financial industry.
Dodd-Frank Anniversary: Big Reform Followed by Mixed Progress—Slideshow
Like many well-meaning legislative efforts, the law has become clouded by political mud fights and has ballooned in size and scope.
At fi360, Dodd Gives Insight Into Swaying Politicians: AdvisorOne Interview
Dodd talks with AdvisorOne about financial literacy and his new job representing Hollywood.
SEC and the Fiduciary Study: Politics and the Fiduciary Standard
For a moment in fall 2009, it seemed that the Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives and Senate would duel over who could pass a stronger fiduciary standard.
Former Sen. Chris Dodd Makes Debut as Hollywood Advocate
Chris Dodd made his Hollywood debut as head of the Motion Picture Association of America on Tuesday, saying he hopes to get the industry talking itself up more to audiences.
Mr. Dodd Goes to Hollywood: Dodd-Frank Co-Author Takes Movie Job
Former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd—co-author of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill—has taken up a new position as head of the Motion Picture Association of America.
SEC and the Fiduciary Study, Part II: Politics and the Fiduciary Standard
How financial services reform took a circuitous route that resulted in the compromise reform legislation known as Dodd Frank and the Jan. 22 SEC report to Congress.
Gridlock: What the Election Means for Advisors
Other than wishing for a little more business acumen among our political leaders, what are the lessons, if any, that advisors and their clients can learn from this mid-term election?