This guide is meant to help you find laws and information on consumer finance. Using the navigation links in the left margin, you can learn how to find the following types of information:
Title 12: Banks & Banking
Title 13: Business & Credit Assistance
Title 16: Commercial Practices
Title 17: Commodity and Security Exchanges
Title 31: Money and Finance: Treasury
Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC)
Nearly 80% of the rulemaking provisions of Dodd-Frank assign responsbilities to four agencies: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Dodd-Frank also created within the US Treasury, the Financail Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Law, Explanation and Analysis (2010)
Recommended for an overview of the law, with explanations on particular legislation and potential regulation.