JURIST Supported by the University of Pittsburgh

Today in legal history...

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Senate banking chair introduced wide-ranging financial reform
Meagan McElroy at 12:00 AM ET

On November 10, 2009, US Senate Banking Committee chair Chris Dodd introduced financial reform legislation intended to address systemic risks to the nation's economy that precipitated the 2008-2009 financial crisis. US financial regulators and scholars had previously recommended greater regulatory oversight to the Committee in July 2009. President Barack Obama signed the final version of the legislation, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, into law on July 2011. The Act created new regulatory agencies and mechanisms designed to prevent financial institutions from precipitating another financial crisis as a result of being "too big to fail."

Learn more about domestic financial reform efforts from the JURIST news archive.

Link post | IM post | go to JURIST | © JURIST, 2011


 Egypt breaks diplomatic relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria and South Yemen
December 5, 2016

 21st Amendment ended Prohibition
December 5, 2016

 click for more...


Add This Day at Law to your RSS reader or personalized portal:
  • Add to Google
  • Add to My Yahoo!
  • Subscribe with Bloglines
  • Add to My AOL


Subscribe to This Day at Law alerts via R|mail. Enter your e-mail address below. After subscribing and being returned to this page, please check your e-mail for a confirmation message.
MyBlogAlerts also e-mails alerts of new This Day at Law entries. It's free and fast, but ad-based.


This Day at Law welcomes reader comments, tips, URLs, updates and corrections. E-mail us at archives@jurist.org