Dodd-Frank

What's left of the Volcker Rule after the final rewrite?

08/20/19

After two regulatory agencies adopted final revisions to the rule, Dodd-Frank defenders expressed concern that the amendments to the proprietary trading ban undermined the post-crisis statute.

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Regulators scrap proposed Volcker Rule compliance standard

08/20/19

The agencies had proposed an "accounting prong" as an alternative means to determine which proprietary trades are banned, but their final rule heeded industry concerns that that would be worse than the current approach.

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4 big questions ahead of Volcker 2.0 rollout

08/19/19

Banks stand to enjoy new flexibility in complying with Dodd-Frank’s proprietary trading ban, but it remains to be seen if regulators will grant them all the relief they have sought.

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How a Volcker Rule rewrite could backfire

08/13/19

Critics of the Dodd-Frank provision are likely heartened by indications that policymakers may soon finalize a more bank-friendly version of the trading ban, but that relief could come at a price.

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Regulators close to unveiling Volcker revamp: Sources

08/13/19

Wall Street watchdogs are poised to take a major step toward overhauling limits on banks’ ability to trade with their own funds, according to people familiar with the effort.

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Your data's just sitting there. Machine learning can change that.

08/13/19

The technology can help banks get the most out of the vast amounts of information at their disposal.

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Additional regulator won't fix the convoluted regulatory system

07/25/19

Smart rulemaking starts with consolidating multiple agencies into one body with a clear mandate.

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Facebook’s bid to break banking

07/24/19

The social media giant says its cryptocurrency project can bring services to the world's unbanked. Lawmakers and regulators aren’t so sure.

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'Petulant children playing with matches': Comments of the week

07/18/19

Readers react to House lawmakers attempting to overhaul the credit bureaus, express sarcasm to the Senate Banking Committee eyeing cannabis banking, criticize Sen. Elizabeth Warren's plans to overhaul Wall Street and more.

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Warren makes play to put banking in 2020 spotlight

07/18/19

Warren’s plan unveiled Thursday would be the most significant rewrite of financial services rules since the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010.

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