Richards Layton & Finger

Trustees Should Expect Changes to Derivatives Markets Under Dodd-Frank Act

Spring 2011

In response to perceived market conditions leading to the recent economic downturn in the United States, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. This sweeping legislation provides the framework for federal regulation in several areas relevant to the activities of trustees, including derivatives transactions.