Summary of the Dodd-Frank Act: SEC Authority and Selected Securities Act and Exchange Act Provisions

This Note summarizes key provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to the SEC's authority and requiring rulemaking or changes to selected Securities Act and Exchange Act provisions as well as significant related rulemaking and developments that have occurred since July 21, 2010.

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