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Rulemaking Requirements and Authorities in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Laws/Regulations

Speculates on how much regulatory activity will result from the Dodd-Frank law since most provisions appear to leave discretion to agencies about whether to develop implementing regulations.  Concludes with observations on oversight mechanisms for Congress.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists