In the Margins

Piwowar targets Dodd-Frank rules

February 7, 2017

By The Hill

Acting Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Michael Piwowar has moved to reconsider rules put in place under Dodd-Frank in the past several days. On Monday, he said he wanted to explore if “relief is needed” for a Dodd-Frank rule requiring public companies to disclose exactly how much more money their CEOs make than the average worker. This followed a directive to staff to reconsider another “misguided” Dodd-Frank rule, this one requiring companies to attempt to determine, and disclose, whether any minerals used in their products come from conflict-torn regions of Africa. Read the original story from The Hill



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