Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

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The Act was passed as a response to 2007-2010 financial crisis and brought sweeping changes to financial regulation in the United States. The Act was signed by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010

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Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

An international bank headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, which serves as a forum for monetary cooperation among several European central banks, the Bank of Japan, and the US Federal Reserve System.... Read More

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