Press Release

Dodd-Frank Week: AAF Assesses the Consequences, 10 Years Later

To mark the 10-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, AAF experts have assessed the economic and regulatory impact of the law in a series of articles and videos that will be released this week.


  • A Decade of Dodd-Frank: A Dodd-Frank Primer  AAF’s Director of Financial Services Policy Thomas Wade sets out the basis of this controversial and complex rulemaking and outlines the contents of each title of the Act.


  • “Three Truths About Dodd-Frank”  In an op-ed in The Hill, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin examines the successes, failings, and current state of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.


  • “The Dodd-Frank Act: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” — In this video, Wade assesses the impact and fortunes of the more controversial of Dodd-Frank’s many provisions.


  • “The Future of Dodd-Frank” — Wade considers the future of Dodd-Frank and what factors could lead to dramatic changes, or even make the law obsolete.


  • “The Dodd-Frank Act: Three Key Numbers” — In this video, AAF’s Director of Regulatory Policy Dan Bosch points out three key numbers describing the law’s regulatory implications.

View the series.