Dodd's Exit May Alter Future Of Finance Reform

Law360, New York (January 8, 2010, 6:03 PM EST) -- With embattled U.S. Senate Banking Committee chairman Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., on his way out at the end of 2010, the financial reform legislation that bears Dodd's name will face new challenges as he pushes to complete his legacy and opponents prepare to push back, according to legal experts.

Dodd announced Jan. 6 that he would not seek re-election in 2010, following North Dakota Democratic Sen. Byron Dorgan's similar decision days earlier and setting off speculation about how the departures would affect the Senate battle over a...
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