Dodd-Frank Act


On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:

  • List the 16 titles of the Dodd-Frank Act

  • Identify the Dodd-Frank Act’s impact on bank regulation, derivatives markets, corporate governance, securitization, insurance, and other areas of the financial system

Tutorial Overview

The 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was enacted in the wake of the global financial crisis to update and reform US financial regulation. The wide-ranging legislation affects almost all aspects of the US financial system, imposing new obligations on financial market participants and expanding the powers of regulators. In the period since its implementation, the Dodd-Frank Act has been subject to various revisions and updates. This tutorial provides a high-level overview of the Dodd-Frank Act and highlights its impact on important aspects of the US financial system.

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Tutorial Duration

60 minutes