Trump Dodd-Frank News

Trump to Order Review of Dodd-Frank Reforms, Taxes for Insurers, Banks

President Donald Trump will order the Treasury on Friday to find and reduce tax burdens and review post-financial crisis reforms that banks and insurance companies have said hinder their ability to do business. A White House official said on Thursday that Trump …

Undoing U.S. Financial Regulations Could Bar U.S. Firms from EU

Some U.S. financial institutions could be locked out of the European market if Donald Trump’s administration repeals global rules imposed in the wake of the financial crisis, a top EU official said on Friday. Valdis Dombrovskis, vice president of the …

Trump Taps Billionaire Icahn, Activist Investor and Dodd-Frank Critic, as Regulation Advisor

Billionaire Carl Icahn will advise Donald Trump on rescinding what the activist investor called “excessive regulation” on U.S. businesses, the president-elect’s transition team announced on Wednesday. Icahn will serve as a special adviser, not a federal employee, and he will …

Fitch Sees Large Insurers Gaining from Trump Deregulation

Broad financial industry deregulation under the Trump administration would ease regulatory burdens for large U.S. insurance companies while macroeconomic trends resulting from shifting global and economic policies could have a significant impact on profitability, premium growth and investment performance, according …

Outgoing Treasury Secretary Lew Sticks Up for Financial Stability Council

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Wednesday offered a heartfelt defense of the Financial Stability Oversight Council made up of the heads of the major regulatory agencies, which is often criticized by Republicans and could be under threat next year. …

Regulators Look to State Laws as Republicans Move to Change Dodd-Frank

State securities regulators said they may have to rely more heavily on local laws to police banks and finance companies if President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress roll back federal reforms introduced after the financial crisis. For example, New …

Rep. Hensarling’s Plan Could Be Blueprint for Trump Revamping of Dodd-Frank

When Jeb Hensarling, the Republican chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, released legislation this summer to weaken the major financial law known as Dodd-Frank, many said it was a prêt-a-porter plan that his party’s nominee, Donald Trump, could …