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.”
Pension De-Risking Now Has IMF’s Attention
The trend of de-risking corporate pension plans calls into question the viability of the insurance companies that assume the obligations, an IMF report says.
SEC’s Stein Expects Fiduciary Rule, Sees ‘Cracks’ in Registered Funds
SEC Commissioner Stein voiced concern with “cracks” starting to appear in the Investment Company Act's foundation, particularly regarding bank loans, ETFs and alternative mutual funds.
Dodd-Frank Rollback Bill Advances in Senate
The Senate Banking Committee passed on a sharp party-line vote Thursday the Financial Regulatory Improvement Act. Democrats including Sen. Warren blasted the bill.
Chris Dodd and Barney Frank: Wall St. Reformers —The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In an exclusive interview, former Sen. Dodd speaks about the Dodd-Frank law's progress, regulators’ fiduciary efforts and where the next crisis will come from.
SEC Creates New Office of Risk Assessment
SEC created new Office of Risk Assessment to help provide data-driven risk assessment tools and models to support a wide range of SEC activities.
ICI Welcomes New SEC Rules on Funds, Asset Managers
“Any risks that may arise in asset management are best addressed by the SEC,” says ICI's Paul Schott Stevens.
SEC Money-Market Plan Could Cause ‘Pre-emptive Runs’: NY Fed
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the SEC aren’t exactly seeing eye to eye on controlling risk in money market funds.
SEC Using Hedge Fund Data on $8 Trillion in Assets in Exams, Enforcement
SEC tells Congress it is using compiled data from Form PF, now required of private fund advisors, to support its own regulatory programs.
Barney Frank Cheers FSOC for Role in Money Market Fund Overhaul
Before a House committee, Barney Frank commented on several controversial aspects of his namesake financial reform law, including one that makes him "nervous."