Senate Banking Panel Open To Dodd-Frank Changes

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 5:09 PM EST) -- The Democratic head of the Senate Banking Committee indicated Tuesday that the panel was willing to consider changes to the Dodd-Frank Act if "broad bipartisan consensus" emerges on ways to alter the landmark financial reform law.

In outlining the committee's agenda for the 113th Congress, Sen.Tim Johnson, D-S.D., said the panel would oversee the final stages of Dodd-Frank implementation — including regulators finalizing key rules such as the Volcker Rule — and monitor U.S. efforts to coordinate regulations internationally and the effect those efforts have on...
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