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Implementing Dodd-Frank

Implementing Dodd-Frank


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The Commission has taken action to address virtually all of the mandatory rulemaking provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. The overarching objective of these rulemakings is to promote the long-term sustainability of the U.S. financial system. While the worst of the financial crisis is behind us, the Commission intensively continues its critical work to fulfill our obligation to protect investors, enhance market stability, and promote capital formation.Mary Jo White, Chair, SEC
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Mandatory Rulemaking ProvisionsThe SEC has adopted final rules for 67 mandatory rulemaking provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.


Private Funds

Complete ( rulemaking provisions)


Executive Compensation

7 adopted, proposed


Volcker Rule

Complete ( rulemaking provision)


Asset-Backed Securities

6 adopted, proposed


Security-Based Swaps

21 adopted, proposed


Credit Rating Agencies

Complete ( rulemaking provisions)


Clearing Agencies

Complete ( rulemaking provisions)


Specialized Disclosures

Complete ( rulemaking provisions)


Municipal Securities Advisors

Complete ( rulemaking provision)



adopted, proposed, remaining

adopted sections are shown in greenAdopted
proposed sections are shown in greenProposed

Public CommentsView or submit public comments on SEC statutory mandates under the Dodd-Frank Act.

Reports and StudiesThe SEC and its staff have issued more than 30 studies and reports required under the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Modified: Nov. 14, 2016