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the new financial regulators

The Dodd-Frank Act has placed unprecedented responsibilities on the financial regulators to ensure financial stability and bank safety and to promote consumer protection. Many commentators have been skeptical of the reforms contained in the Act for this reason: after all,…

eleven pens

Last Wednesday, July 21, 2010, eighteen months after taking office, President Barack Obama used eleven pens to sign into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.  In the tradition of many Presidents before him, Obama…