Dodd-Frank And The Future Of The Carbon Market

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 3:12 PM EDT) -- In the wake of passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203; “Dodd-Frank”), financial institutions, market participants, traders and end-users of financial products have begun the long road through the regulatory landscape created by this landmark bill.

Among the central elements of the new law, Title VII placed new regulatory requirements on substantial portions of the swaps market, and set the stage in combination with new restrictions on proprietary trading (the oft-referenced “Volcker Rule”) for major shifts in the trading landscape...
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