dodd-frank

The stock market was down today. But two of the Wall Street firms most affected by new rules banning trading were up.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 10, 2013
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New rules for the signature financial reform provision are out Tuesday. Here's what you should know.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 10, 2013
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The tricky part for regulators is figuring out how to tell the difference between “proprietary trading” and other legal activities.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Dec 7, 2013
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The CFTC just launched a big new effort to bring price transparency to the derivatives market.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Oct 19, 2013
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The years 2009 and 2010 saw plenty of good ideas for financial reform floated but never passed.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jul 20, 2013
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Fans and skeptics weigh in on how the implementation of the landmark financial regulation law is going.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Jul 20, 2013
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Rulemaking deadlines for financial reform were way too ambitious in the first place.

Only 38.4 percent of the financial reform bill's rules have been finalized. That number should be above 70.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 6, 2013
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Post associate editor Robert Kaiser discusses his new book, "Act of Congress: How America's Essential Institution works, and How it Doesn't"

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 22, 2013
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Sheila bair, the hard-charing former chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, walks us through Dodd-Frank.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • May 18, 2013
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One Republican senator and one Democratic senator want to toughen up Dodd-Frank's capital rules. Is that necessary?

  • Mike Konczal
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  • May 6, 2013
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Regulators don't want to disclose what they know about wrongdoing by mortgage servicers. Here's why that's a problem.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Apr 14, 2013
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The idea that the only way to end too-big-to-fail is to break up the big banks is gaining force in Washington. So next time a Wall Street bank blows up...

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 5, 2013
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On Wednesday, Republicans and Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee approved seven bills that would roll back parts of Dodd-Frank. The target? Derivatives regulation.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Mar 23, 2013
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"The bottom line is Dodd-Frank didn't end too big to fail," Rep. Jeb Hensarling told Fox Business News. Okay then. So what does Dodd-Frank do, and what could we do instead?

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Mar 2, 2013
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2012 was a big year for regulation, a new think tank study says.

"The 1970s delivered two important messages. First, we can’t get a permanent reduction in unemployment by inflating. It doesn’t work. And second, we’ve got to worry about inflation even with unemployed resources. Waiting until we see a clear and present danger is too late."

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 25, 2012
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This infographic from the law firm David Polk shows how big Dodd-Frank is getting -- and how much bigger it's likely to get. Plus: Does Lloyd Blankfein's qualified endorsement make you trust the law more or less?

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jul 19, 2012
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Amid the massive backlash from Wall Street against Dodd-Frank, some are urging banks to look at the silver lining. Deloitte has a new report urging banks to use the new government regulations to their own advantage—and consider how some of the new rules could actually be a business opportunity. "While these regulations may be painful now, in many cases the resulting benefits are likely to be significant," Deloitte explains.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Jul 11, 2012
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The Project on Government Oversight points out that JPMorgan frequently dispatches former government officials to lobby current regulators who are writing the rules for Wall Street reform.

  • Suzy Khimm
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  • Jun 21, 2012
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