• The Rulemakings Process Has Begun: The Dodd-Frank Act Requires More Than 180 Rulemakings
  • August 20, 2010 | Authors: Richard M. Alexander; Alan W. Avery; Richard E. Baltz; Kevin F. Barnard; A. Patrick Doyle
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  • This advisory provides a preliminary overview of some of the more notable agency rulemakings that are either required or permitted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Act), which was signed into law on July 21, 2010. A long and complicated rulemaking process lies ahead. The Act requires the federal financial regulators to promulgate more than 180 new rules. The Act also permits the promulgation of more than 75 additional rules. Arnold & Porter LLP has prepared a detailed chart of the rulemakings in the Act. Arnold & Porter has also prepared an overview of the Act itself. We also have a compendium of advisories on a variety of topics. Readers can also access a current copy of the financial reform legislation, as well as other information on recent government programs, on our regularly updated Financial Regulatory Chart. www.arnoldporter.com