Financial Services Reform Webinar Series:
A Closer Look at the Dodd-Frank Act
On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the most sweeping overhaul of federal regulation of the financial services industry since the Great Depression. Weighing in at more than 2,400 pages, the Dodd-Frank Act will affect a broad spectrum of financial services activities, institutions and professionals. Additional changes are sure to come through legislative corrections, rulemaking and other regulatory action.
To help companies keep pace with the legislative and regulatory changes, Pepper Hamilton has prepared a series of webinars examining the Dodd-Frank Act's changes, and what they mean for financial services businesses and their customers.
Webinar Three - Systemic Risk and the Role of Federal Regulators
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
The risk to the U.S. financial system and global economy posed by large, interconnected financial companies deemed "too big to fail" was one of the major reasons cited for need of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Act created the Financial Stability Oversight Council to identify systemic risks and gaps in regulation, including authority to bring nonbank financial companies that are systemically significant under regulatory oversight by the Federal Reserve. Join our panel to learn what to expect from the Fed and the FSOC in this new age of heightened federal regulation.
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