Trump Administration Unveils its Position on Financial Regulation Reform

January 08, 2018
| Financial Services Quarterly Report

During the Trump Administration’s first year in office, it has implemented major new policy approaches and engaged in significant reversals of Obama Administration policies in many areas. In contrast, the Administration to date has taken what might be considered to be a measured, deliberate approach in addressing potential financial regulation reform, and has proposed only relatively modest financial services legislative and regulatory initiatives.

Upon the inauguration of President Trump, it was widely expected that the Administration and the Republicans controlling both houses of Congress would move aggressively to roll back important elements of the Dodd-Frank Act and its related regulations. This article reviews how financial regulation reform initiatives have unfolded over the course of the year.

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