Half Of Dodd-Frank Rules Remain Unfinished, GAO Finds

Law360, New York (January 23, 2013, 7:11 PM EST) -- Thirty months after passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, regulators have finalized fewer than half of the reform package's required rules, feeding uncertainty for the housing market, derivatives traders and other financial sector interests, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reported Wednesday.

Dodd-Frank had 236 provisions that required rulemaking, and federal officials as of last month had issued final rules for 48 percent of those topics, the GAO reported. Not all of the final rules have taken effect, the agency said.

Proposed rules have been released for 29...
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