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Dodd-Frank achievements assessed on its 10th anniversary

Jul 2, 2020
The Center on Finance, Law and Policy co-hosted a day-long conference with the Brookings Institution on June 30 to mark the Dodd-Frank Act 10th Anniversary. Former Senator Chris Dodd and former Representative Barney Frank participated, as did...

Barr argues for regulation of systemically important firms

May 23, 2014
Professor Michael S. Barr makes an appearance in "Financial Crisis, Over and Already Forgotten," a May 22 New York Times article by Floyd Norris. Norris writes that Barr is "working on a book titled, "Five Ways the Financial System Will Fail Next...

A Decade of Dodd-Frank

Jun 30, 2020, 10:00 am-4:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event; Brookings Institution
This event will be virtual. Ten years after the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, and in the midst of an even more devastating economic and public health crisis, what are the risks to the financial system and the U.S. economy? This conference will explore whether the Act created an enduring structure to make the financial system fairer, safer, and better harnessed to the needs of the real economy. Panels will explore the policy choices made in the Dodd-Frank Act, DFA’s implementation over the decade, changes during the Trump Administration, current and potential risks to the financial system, debates over consumer protection, and the future of reform.

A decade of Dodd-Frank - Part 2

Jul 8, 2020 0:40:18

On June 30, the Center on Regulations and Markets at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Finance, Law & Policy at the University of Michigan hosted an event to examine the difficult choices made in drafting Dodd-Frank, its impact on sy

Michael Barr: Dodd-Frank Review a Bad Idea

Apr 18, 2017 0:01:25

U-M law professor Michael Barr says President Trump's executive order to reconsider Wall Street regulations "makes no sense" and will weaken safeguards put in place after the 2008 financial crisis