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SEC chair gives testimony on the implementation of Dodd-Frank Act

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Feb 07, 2014

In her testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, SEC Chair Mary Jo White discussed progress made toward implementing provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act).

Ms. White provided details on many of the SEC’s mandates including those related to (1) municipal, hedge fund, and other private fund advisers; (2) broker-dealers; (3) over-the-counter derivatives and related clearing agencies; (4) asset-backed securities and credit rating agencies; (5) the whistleblower program; and (6) implementation of the Volcker Rule. She gave updates on corporate governance and executive compensation rules and specialized disclosure provisions such as those related to conflict minerals.  

Ms. White also focused on rulemaking that has not yet been completed.

The full text of Ms. White's testimony is available on the SEC's Web site.

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