Financial Fraud Law Report: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Update

November 14, 2012

The following is an update of recent case law, news, and developments related to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

November/December Issue 

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted as a measure to promote financial stability and protection for consumers through increased regulation of nearly every aspect of the consumer finance industry. Already, the Dodd-Frank Act has led to significant industry reforms and the promulgation of numerous new laws and regulations. Yet the great weight of this sprawling legislation is yet to be seen.

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