Frank Says Reform Law's Near

Hopkins, Cheyenne
July 2009
American Banker;7/28/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 143, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses regulatory reform in the U.S. Barney Frank, U.S. House Financial Services Committee chairman, stated that the U.S. House will be approving regulatory reform as of October 2009 and that the reform should be signed by U.S. President Barack Obama by the end of 2009. The reform includes the creation of a consumer protection agency, strict oversight of derivatives, and limitations on compensating executives.


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