• Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen says it is "critically important to the economic performance of the U.S." to allow a central bank to be independent.

  • Dodd-Frank will improve capital standards: Yellen     Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen explains why she thinks the economy will have a "very meaningful improvement in capital standards" because of Dodd-Frank.

  • Fed to banks: Try surviving a 50% market plunge Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    US banks will have to test whether they can survive a halving of the stock market during a severe recession, the Federal Reserve said on Friday.

  • 'Wrong' if JPM uses FDIC to pay penalty: Frank Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Barney Frank, left, and Christopher Dodd in 2008

    Former Rep. Barney Frank said it would be embarrassing and wrong if JPMorgan ended up being compensated by the FDIC.

  • Dodd: Would like law done, but want it 'right'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), addresses the challenges in getting Dodd-Frank just right, and criticism over how long it has taken. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), weighs in.

  • Discussing what it would mean if JPMorgan's potential $13 billion settlement with the DOJ would collapse, with Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), and Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).

  • Wall Street readies bill to undercut Dodd-Frank Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    The U.S. Capitol.

    The House is scheduled to vote on two bills that would undercut new financial regulations and hand Wall Street a victory. The New York Times reports.

  • Former director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers says Dodd-Frank has accomplished a lot. "Too big to fail still is an issue and concern," he adds.

  • ISDA clears the air on derivatives     Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    Robert Pickel, CEO, International Swaps and Derivatives Association says despite the bad reputation that derivatives have been left with following the 2008 global financial crisis, most of the instruments used are safe.

  • SEC widens reach, visits hedge funds in London Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    Skyline of London, England.

    The SEC, which has actively pursued actions by US banks, is broadening its reach by asserting its purview to foreign hedge fund managers.

  • Don't blame the big banks, say Dodd-Frank authors Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 3:47 PM ET
    Barney Frank, left, and Christopher Dodd in 2008

    The authors of the financial reform law spoke to CNBC about the problems and missteps that led to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • John Thain on too big to fail     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    John Thain, CIT Group chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the 5-year anniversary of the financial crisis and what needs to be done to prevent it from occurring again.

  • Still debating Dodd-Frank     Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) discuss how key components of regulatory reform will protect consumers.

  • Chris Dodd, Motion Picture Association of America, chairman & CEO, and former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-MA), discuss financial regulatory reform and the state of the U.S. economic recovery.

  • Angelides: Rating the success of regulators     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the current role of the Federal Housing Administration following the great economic downfall in 2008. Phil Angelides, former financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Chair, rates the success of new regulators, including Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

  • Banks brace for new regulations     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    President Obama would like to speed the process of the Dodd-Frank bill. Elliot Weissbluth, CEO & founder of HighTower, breaks down what this may mean for banks.

  • Chris Dodd: Implementing Dodd-Frank     Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Chris Dodd, former Senator and current head of the Motion Picture Association of America, looks at how Dodd-Frank is changing the financial landscape as well as how Congress has or hasn't changed. With former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT).

  • Barney Frank dismisses calls for splitting banks Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:06 PM ET
    Barney Frank, Financial Services Committee ranking member

    Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.

  • Dodd-Frank: Slow but steady     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:17 PM ET

    Regulators have written 14,000 pages and finalized 155 rules of the Dodd-Frank Act since Washington vowed to fix Wall Street, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Retired Mass. Rep. Barney Frank (D) discusses whether the bill can accomplish that.

  • Cramer: This could be the best big bank out there Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    Bank of America earnings likely signal a turning point for the country's second-largest bank, and the company may be best in breed, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.