Financial Regulatory Forum

FACTBOX-Major U.S. financial regulation reform proposals

June 9, 2010

June 9 (Reuters) – Negotiators for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives will begin on Thursday to hammer out a compromise between two competing bills representing the biggest overhaul of financial regulation since the 1930s.

ANALYSIS-Key US senator gains clout on Wall Street bill

June 9, 2010

WASHINGTON, June 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, an Arkansas moderate Democrat, is buoyed by winning nomination to a third term in the Senate but not sure of victory for her hot-button Wall Street reform — forcing big banks to spin off their swaps desks.

SCENARIOS-Pivotal election for key senator in Wall Street reform

June 7, 2010

By Charles Abbott

WASHINGTON, June 7 (Reuters) – Senator Blanche Lincoln faces possible elimination in a Democratic run-off primary in Arkansas on Tuesday, putting at risk her tough stance against the big banks in Wall Street reform.

FACTBOX – Comparing EU and U.S. financial reform

May 21, 2010

LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate approved a reform of Wall Street on Thursday and President Barack Obama may be signing into law the most sweeping changes to financial rules since the 1930s as soon as next month.

FACTBOX-Winners and losers in the U.S. Senate’s financial bill

May 21, 2010

May 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would overhaul the country’s financial system and usher in new rules for Wall Street.

PREVIEW-Wall St. reform’s final round in U.S. Senate

May 17, 2010

By Kevin Drawbaugh

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) – The Wall Street reform fight enters its final stages in the U.S. Senate this week with an overdue reckoning on three issues that cut to the heart of how, and for whom, the financial system works.

FACTBOX-Key amendments to Wall Street reform bill in US Senate

April 30, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – More than 100 amendments were circulating on Thursday in the U.S. Senate as debate began on a sweeping bill to overhaul financial regulation.