Corporate Governance and Disclosure Implications of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
21 July 2010
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”) was signed by President Obama on July 21, 2010. Mayer Brown issued an exhaustive summary of the Act in a Legal Update titled “Understanding the New Financial Reform Legislation.” In this Legal Update, we more specifically address the provisions of the Act that are most likely to impact public companies and their officers and directors.