Tag Archives: #DoddFrank

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 25, 2019

US banks are reporting that cases of financial abuse of seniors are on the rise. Treasury department data showed a 2-fold increase in suspected cases from just 5 years ago and a 12% increase from just a year ago – WSJ A look at the creep of spytech into the business realm, particularly in the … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | June 5, 2017

We covered the move by Exxon shareholders to push the company for greater climate-change accounting last week.  Now we’re learning that the NY AG believes that Exxon’s been “misleading” its shareholders about the impact that climate change will have on its business in its public filings – NYTimes The Journal breaks down last Friday’s jobs … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | February 6, 2017

Lots more detail on Friday’s news that the new administration is targeting both Dodd-Frank and the DOL’s fiduciary rule – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 Regardless of the DOL rule’s fate, the meteoric rise of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) appears set to continue unabated – WSJ Deutsche Bank’s bringing its apology game to print … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 24, 2015

We’ve got an official value for that Anthem/Cigna deal: $54.2 Billion, or $188/share in cash and stock – NYTimes and WSJ The Times looks at the many conditions that accompany China’s recent largesse in international economic investment and the risks that come with an even more globally interconnected economy – NYTimes The London Stock Exchange-controlled … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 21, 2015

On Dodd-Frank’s official 5th birthday, Law360 pulls out all the stops (seriously, they rented ponies and a bouncy house) and have offered up the following smorgasbord of angles on the Act: 1) continuing opposition to the law; 2) thoughts from the Act’s eponymous sponsors; 3) the aggressive CFPB, a Dodd-Frank creation; and 4) and the … Continue reading

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

BY: Michael D. Reif | July 20, 2015

Picking up where Stacey left off on Friday, Law360 gives us more “Dodd-Frank at 5” insight—turning this morning to the glacial pace at which the Securities and Exchange Commission has undertaken rulemaking directed by the Act.  The SEC has produced 61 new rules since the Act’s passage but only 7 last year, furthering some of … Continue reading