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  • *Probe linked to president's possible Russia ties. FRANKFURT, June 22- U.S. House Democrats rejected an assertion by Deutsche Bank that privacy laws prevent it from sharing information about President Donald Trump's finances, as they investigate possible collusion between his campaign team and Russia. Investigations are underway in Washington into claims...

  • *Probe linked to president's possible Russia ties. FRANKFURT, June 22- U.S. House Democrats rejected an assertion by Deutsche Bank that privacy laws prevent it from sharing information about President Donald Trump's finances, as they investigate possible collusion between his campaign team and Russia. Investigations are underway in Washington into claims...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, June 8- Deutsche Bank AG on Thursday said U.S. law prohibits it from responding to questions from U.S. lawmakers about President Donald Trump and his possible ties to Russia without a legally proper request because of regulations protecting customer information. "We hope that you will understand Deutsche Bank's need to respect the...

  • Then-Sen. Chris Dodd (L) and then-Rep. Barney Frank at the signing of the Dodd-Frank act in 2010.

    Republicans will vote on legislation to gut Dodd-Frank and replace it with their own version. Here's a look at the background of the legislation and the GOP plan.

  • FRANKFURT, June 5- Germany's largest bank has asked for more time to respond to a request from Democrats on a U.S. House of Representatives panel for details about U.S. President Donald Trump's possible ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The Republican president is mired in controversy over FBI and congressional probes into alleged...

  • Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan

    Congressional Democrats investigating alleged ties between President Donald Trump's political campaign and Russia are seeking information from Deutsche Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives opposed to Republican legislation that would repeal major sections of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law on Tuesday made multiple efforts to delay the bill. The House Financial Services Committee was due to consider Representative Jeb Hensarling's sweeping bill to rework the 2010 law.

  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas.

    Republicans who want take a heavy knife to many of the regulatory requirements for financial institutions will finally get their chance today.

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- A U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, is considering amendments that would repeal large parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Given that at least eight Democrats would be needed to back Hensarlings bill for it to pass the U.S. Senate, Wednesdays hearing was an indication that...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The head of the U.S. House of Representatives' banking panel has unveiled the Republicans' most ambitious plan so far to loosen financial regulations, a 600- page bill to replace the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Representative Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, also set an April 26 hearing to discuss...

  • NEW YORK, March 17- Forty House Democrats, led by the party's top member of the House of Representatives Financial Services committee Maxine Waters, voiced opposition on Friday to a U.S. Labor Department proposal to delay the start of a controversial retirement regulation. Despite that preparation, which began in earnest last year, President Donald Trump asked...

  • WASHINGTON, March 17- The top Democrat on a key U.S. House of Representatives committee has demanded a chance to interview executives of Wells Fargo& Co, which has been embroiled in a scandal over fake accounts, because she said Republicans already had that opportunity in December. In a letter to the bank on Friday, House Financial Services ranking member Maxine...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 2- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected separate bids by 16 states and two Democratic lawmakers to defend the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a legal battle that could defang the agency created under former President Barack Obama. In a brief order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...

  • Required by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, the Securities and Exchange Commission's "extraction rule" was approved this summer to require companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp to publicly state the taxes and other fees they pay to governments. After a series of legal battles the SEC in June 2016 finally completed the rule, which...

  • Michigan Republican Bill Huizenga, who chairs the House of Representatives Financial Services subcommittee on capital markets, and Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe, chairman of the Senate Environment Committee, took aim at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's so-called "resource extraction" rule, saying it makes it harder for U.S. energy...