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Perspectives on Dodd-Frank and Finance

Paul H. Schultz


Leading scholars in economics, finance and law, along with regulators and practitioners, discuss Dodd-Frank and financial regulation. The origins of the Dodd-Frank Act in the financial crisis and the legislative process that produced it are described. Systemic risk and the problem of too-big-to-fail institutions are explained. Salient features of the Act, including new rules for mortgage origination and securitization, central clearing of derivatives, the Volcker Rule, the creation of the CFPB and the FSOC, the conflict minerals rule, and new rules for resolving troubled financial institution ... More

Keywords: Dodd-Frank, Financial Crisis, SIFI, Regulation, Too-Big-to-Fail, Volcker Rule, CFPB, Securitization, Subprime Mortgage

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780262028035
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262028035.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul H. Schultz, editor
Notre Dame University

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1 Introduction

Paul H. Schultz

5 Panel Discussion on Banking Reform

Anil K Kashyap, James Overdahl, Anjan Thakor, and John Walsh

6 Panel Discussion on Stability, Resolution, and Dodd–Frank

James R. Barth, John Dearie, David Skeel, and Arthur Wilmarth

8 Panel Discussion on the Volcker Rule

Charles W. Calomiris and Matthew Richardson

9 Panel Discussion on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Jeff Bloch, Shane Corwin, and Todd J. Zywicki

10 Panel Discussion on Derivatives and Dodd–Frank

Amy K. Edwards, Raymond P. H. Fishe, Robert McDonald, Craig Pirrong, and Paul H. Schultz

14 Conclusions

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