SEC Faces Obstacles To Rolling Back Dodd-Frank Rules


Publish Date:
February 6, 2017
  • Shumsky, Tatyana
The Wall Street Journal
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Litigation could stymie efforts by the Securities and Exchange Commission to comply with sweeping executive orders intended to roll back financial regulations.

President Donald Trump on Friday took the first step in expunging the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial overhaul act, which he said hinders business and economic growth.

“This is not going to be simple, fast or cheap,” said Joseph Grundfest, a Stanford professor of law and business who served as a Democrat SEC commissioner during the Reagan administration.

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