The United States Government Accountability Office is the audit, evaluation and investigation portion of congress. In 2010, Congress enacted Section 1502(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to address the exploitation of conflict minerals, which include tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold, and the extreme levels of violence in the DRC. As required by Section 1502(b), the SEC issued a rule in August 2012 that requires companies to disclose their use of conflict minerals and the origin of those minerals. The act requires GAO to report on the rule’s effectiveness, among other issues, beginning in 2012 and annually thereafter.
This business rules management systems (BRMS) webcast focuses on capital markets and how information technology can help manage regulatory reforms.
June 4, 2010 - As Congress considers a finiancial reform bill, President Obama's supporters, and organized labor leaders are keeping the heat on Capitol Hill!
*******blog.accendotraders**** - Effective Video Technical Analysis Trading Plans Delivered Daily from AccendoTraders**** - Here is our Weekend Wrap Up Commentary for Saturday, May 22nd. In this video, we examine key price levels established in February and the fat finger trade from 2 weeks ago. We also discuss the market moving news of the past week. From the uncertainty overseas and new wall street reform passing in the senate, the market this week transitioned from being up for the year to being down for the year. We discuss is the support established on Friday is a good or bad entry point and what economic reports will be released next week that will move the market.
The media is preparing to cover financial reform with the same intensity and scrutiny as health care reform, but will the new bill really face the same amount of debate and time within Congress?
The New York Times New York Times Minute for the evening of Dec. 10, 2013
President Obama's Weekly Addresses Episode: 214 President Obama discusses his nomination of Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission and Richard Cordray to continue as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A watchdog order from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that will field complaints about credit score discrepancies is the latest installation of this administration's Wall Street reform efforts, "looking out for working families and making sure that everyone is playing by the same rules," President Obama said during his weekly address.
President Obama's Weekly Addresses Episode: 204 In this week’s address, President Obama highlights the work of the new independent consumer watchdog he fought to create. This agency’s mission is to stand up for consumers and includes protecting every American from mistakes made by the companies...
Back on the campaign trail in a sense, President Obama went to rural Missouri and has reached out to Republicans in an effort to achieve bipartisan support for financial reform. Chip Reid reports.
President Obama argues there's no legitimate reason to oppose new regulations to the financial industry and criticized bankers for sending a battalion of lobbyists to Congress. Chip Reid Reports.
In a dramatic development in the fight over financial reform, both sides have toned down the rhetoric and are expressing universal opposition to the financial reform bill. Nancy Cordes reports.
The Senate passes the Financial Regulatory Reform Act -- the most sweeping financial regulation of Wall Street since the Great Depression. Rebecca Jarvis reports.
As Wall Street fell into a free fall last year, Congress reacted with the Troubled Asset Relief Program. But as Wyatt Andrews reports, the program has not gone as originally planned.
President Obama will give a speech calling on tougher regulations for Wall Street. Chip Reid reports.
White House press secretary Jay Carney clarified comments President Obama made earlier Tuesday on ABC's "The View" on JP Morgan and CEO Jamie Dimon.