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White House plans directive targeting 'conflict minerals' rule: sources - Reuters;

White House plans directive targeting 'conflict minerals' rule: sources - Reuters

ReutersWhite House plans directive targeting 'conflict minerals' rule: sourcesReutersWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is planning to issue a directive targeting a controversial Dodd-Frank rule that requires companies to disclose whether their products contain "conflict minerals" from a war-torn part of Africa, according to sources ...and more »

Trump's move to end Dodd-Frank disaster all about helping small biz - New York Post;

Trump's move to end Dodd-Frank disaster all about helping small biz - New York Post

New York PostTrump's move to end Dodd-Frank disaster all about helping small bizNew York PostPresident Donald Trump holds an executive order rolling back regulations from the Dodd-Frank law. Reuters. SEE ALSO. Trump taking steps to roll back Dodd-Frank financial regulations. 0:0. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is taking his first steps.and more »

The right way to preserve financial stability - Washington Post;

The right way to preserve financial stability - Washington Post

Washington PostThe right way to preserve financial stabilityWashington PostWITH HIS characteristic blend of aggressiveness and generality, President Trump has vowed to do “a big number on Dodd-Frank,” the 2010 financial regulation law enacted to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial meltdown. On Friday, he signed an ...and more »

Trump extends the swamp by drowning regulation - South China Morning Post;

Trump extends the swamp by drowning regulation - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostTrump extends the swamp by drowning regulationSouth China Morning PostIt is better to stay quiet and have people wondering if you are a chump than to open your mouth and prove it. Trump has proved that he is a chump. Newly elected politicians should pursue their policies once in power. A bar room bully who loves to rant ...and more »

Trump's Economy: Is Less Regulation Better? - Chicago Tonight | WTTW;

Trump's Economy: Is Less Regulation Better? - Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Chicago Tonight | WTTWTrump's Economy: Is Less Regulation Better?Chicago Tonight | WTTWWithin the first two weeks of taking office, President Donald Trump made clear how he plans to make the American economy “great again”: through fewer federal regulations. Trump signed an executive order on Feb. 3 directing the Treasury secretary to ...and more »

SEC Rethink Of CEO-Employee Pay Gap Rule Helps Hide Inequality - Forbes;

SEC Rethink Of CEO-Employee Pay Gap Rule Helps Hide Inequality - Forbes

ForbesSEC Rethink Of CEO-Employee Pay Gap Rule Helps Hide InequalityForbesDonald Trump and a GOP Congress have been vocal about wanting to dump the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whether in one massive lopping or by bits and pieces. It would be the biggest deregulation of the financial services ...and more »

Paul Krugman: Trump's economic policy is about screwing the little guy - Irish Times;

Paul Krugman: Trump's economic policy is about screwing the little guy - Irish Times

Irish TimesPaul Krugman: Trump's economic policy is about screwing the little guyIrish TimesPeople keep saying that Donald Trump is a populist. I do not think that word means what they think it means. Okay, it's true that the so-called president – hey, if he can say that about a judge who ruled against him, surely we can say that about him ...and more »

Dodd-Frank reform is still a 'this-year priority,' Rep. Hensarling says - CNBC;

Dodd-Frank reform is still a 'this-year priority,' Rep. Hensarling says - CNBC

CNBCDodd-Frank reform is still a 'this-year priority,' Rep. Hensarling saysCNBCRep. Hensarling: Dodd-Frank is to household finances as Obamacare is to health care Tuesday, 7 Feb 2017 | 3:15 PM ET | 03:27. While some of President Donald Trump's initiatives may wind up being pushed into next year, Rep. Jeb Hensarling told CNBC ...and more »

How Trump is boosting Wall Street, not Main Street - Sacramento Bee;

How Trump is boosting Wall Street, not Main Street - Sacramento Bee

Sacramento BeeHow Trump is boosting Wall Street, not Main StreetSacramento BeeDo you want to suffer through another Great Recession and housing crash? We don't, either. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, criticizes President Donald Trump's policies on Wall Street at a news conference on Capitol Hill on Monday. She said Trump ...and more »

Revamping Dodd-Frank a 'this-year priority': US lawmaker - Reuters;

Revamping Dodd-Frank a 'this-year priority': US lawmaker - Reuters

ReutersRevamping Dodd-Frank a 'this-year priority': US lawmakerReutersU.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) speaks to members of the media after meeting with U.S. President Elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., November 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar. WASHINGTON ...and more »

Rep. Jeb Hensarling on financial reform: 'Dodd-Frank clogs the arteries of capitalism' - Dallas News;

Rep. Jeb Hensarling on financial reform: 'Dodd-Frank clogs the arteries of capitalism' - Dallas News

Dallas NewsRep. Jeb Hensarling on financial reform: 'Dodd-Frank clogs the arteries of capitalism'Dallas NewsTexas Rep. Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the powerful House Financial Services Committee, is pushing his broad-brush redo of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law to Wall Street and his congressional colleagues. The Texas Republican introduced his Financial Choice ...and more »

Trump's rich-first economic policy - Yahoo Finance;

Trump's rich-first economic policy - Yahoo Finance

Yahoo FinanceTrump's rich-first economic policyYahoo FinanceIf Donald Trump had campaigned for president by promising to make bankers richer, boost real-estate speculation and put Goldman Sachs in charge of the economy, would he have won? Maybe not, yet these types of moves are among Trump's first major ...and more »

GOP congressman: Reforming Dodd-Frank is a 'this-year priority' for Trump - Business Insider;

GOP congressman: Reforming Dodd-Frank is a 'this-year priority' for Trump - Business Insider

Business InsiderGOP congressman: Reforming Dodd-Frank is a 'this-year priority' for TrumpBusiness InsiderWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the US Financial Services Committee on Tuesday told CNBC that revamping the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law remains a "this-year priority" for President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and ...and more »

Google Alerts, Blogs and Deep Dives: Keeping Up with Deregulation - The National Law Journal (registration);

Google Alerts, Blogs and Deep Dives: Keeping Up with Deregulation - The National Law Journal (registration)

The National Law Journal (registration)Google Alerts, Blogs and Deep Dives: Keeping Up with DeregulationThe National Law Journal (registration)The early days of the Trump administration have come as a gift horse for opponents of the Dodd-Frank Act, the 2010 financial reform law the president and Congress are moving swiftly to shred. The Republican-controlled Congress voted last week to throw ...and more »

US derivatives industry anticipates modest Dodd-Frank changes - Financial Times;

US derivatives industry anticipates modest Dodd-Frank changes - Financial Times

Financial TimesUS derivatives industry anticipates modest Dodd-Frank changesFinancial TimesContrasting with the message from the Trump administration, the US derivatives industry is not advocating a wholesale repeal of post-2008 financial crisis rules. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the news. Select ...and more »

Trump's acting SEC chair targets rule about CEO pay disclosure - Los Angeles Times;

Trump's acting SEC chair targets rule about CEO pay disclosure - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesTrump's acting SEC chair targets rule about CEO pay disclosureLos Angeles TimesAfter years of wrangling, a controversial rule requiring thousands of public U.S. companies to share how much more their chief executives earn than their typical rank-and-file employees went into effect this year. The "pay ratio" disclosure threatens ...and more »

President's Opening Financial Services Salvo Is On Target, But There's Much More To Be Done - Forbes;

President's Opening Financial Services Salvo Is On Target, But There's Much More To Be Done - Forbes

ForbesPresident's Opening Financial Services Salvo Is On Target, But There's Much More To Be DoneForbesOn January 30, President Trump pledged that his Administration would “be doing a big number on Dodd-Frank.” Four days later, just two weeks into his administration, the President issued two executive orders designed to get that process going. And they ...and more »

Analysis: Trump's Dodd-Frank Rollback and the 'Little Guy' - ABC News;

Analysis: Trump's Dodd-Frank Rollback and the 'Little Guy' - ABC News

ABC NewsAnalysis: Trump's Dodd-Frank Rollback and the 'Little Guy'ABC NewsWhen this column helps someone who got overcharged on their cell phone bill or was underpaid on their insurance settlement, politics never enters into it. Having trouble with your mortgage? Bumped from a flight? Movers broke your furniture? Those are ...and more »

Dodd-Frank Rollback May Fall Short of GOP Hopes - New York Times;

Dodd-Frank Rollback May Fall Short of GOP Hopes - New York Times

New York TimesDodd-Frank Rollback May Fall Short of GOP HopesNew York TimesAmerican bankers are suddenly full of hope. They reckon that President Trump will roll back the 2010 Dodd-Frank reforms, enacted to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. Yet the president's executive order calling for a review, signed on Friday ...and more »

Trump calls for repeal of law designed to prevent another financial crisis - PRI;

Trump calls for repeal of law designed to prevent another financial crisis - PRI

PRITrump calls for repeal of law designed to prevent another financial crisisPRIPresident Donald Trump is welcomed as he speaks to commanders and coalition representatives during a visit to the US Central Command and US Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, on Feb. 6, 2017. Credit:.and more »