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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to give the listener an overview of the major areas of the Dodd-Frank Act, with a focus on the provisions related to systemic risk, the regulation of financial institutions, the Volcker Rule and the changes expected to affect hedge funds and private equity funds. It also focuses on the regulatory regime applicable to derivatives and OTC swaps and the new rules for executive compensation. Finally, the podcast draws comparisons between the US and UK regimes.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the main areas affected by the Dodd-Frank Act;
  • Understand the concept of systemic risk in relation to the Dodd-Frank Act;
  • Be aware of the new regulatory regime for financial institutions;
  • Understand the scope of the Volcker Rule;
  • Know what changes will affect private equity funds and hedge funds;
  • Be aware of the new regulations for derivatives and OTC swaps;
  • Appreciate the differences and similarities between the Dodd-Frank act and the relevant European and UK legislation.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Sources and References:
  • The Dodd-Frank Act.
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This podcast looks at the major areas of reform brought in by the Dodd-Frank Act and draws comparisons between the US and UK regimes.

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-05-27

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