CORRECTED: Trump Orders Review Of Dodd-Frank And Fiduciary Rule

Law360, New York (February 3, 2017, 12:45 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump signed two directives Friday in first steps following through on promises to roll back financial regulations, directing a wide review of financial regulations aimed at rolling back the Dodd-Frank Act and ordering a review of the U.S. Department of Labor's fiduciary rule for retirement account advisers.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Friday called the Dodd-Frank Act "disastrous policy" in announcing the two orders. (Credit: AP) The first executive order directs the Treasury secretary and other regulators to review existing financial regulations to determine whether they support a series of six "Core Principles," including preventing taxpayer-funded bailouts and rationalizing...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!