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Feb 6 2017   10:45PM GMT

Dodd-Frank Act

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The Dodd-Frank Act (fully known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act) is a United States federal law that places regulation of the financial industry in the hands of the government. The legislation, which was enacted in July 2010, created financial regulatory processes to limit risk by enforcing transparency and accountability. Continued…

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“Collectively, the EU’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II, the U.S. Dodd-Frank rules and the global framework Basel III mean that financial institutions have to tag, aggregate and share risk data much better than before.” – Neil Ainger

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Dodd-Frank has increased the ________ to which the Federal Reserve has become the primary regulator of the financial industry.
A. extant
B. extent

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