News bites: Dodd-Frank to be mostly complete by this year


The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is close to a deal on regulations for cross-border swaps deals, according to Reuters.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is bolstering flight hour requirements for pilots in the aftermath of this week’s Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco, The Hill’s Transportation blog reports.

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The Obama administration completed its second round of regulations in support of the biggest overhaul of export control policy in U.S. history.

The president of Smithfield Foods vowed that the company’s acquisition by a Chinese firm would not threaten food safety or national security.

Congressional Republicans blasted the Obama administration over proposed new regulations on ceiling fans.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to lift the decades-old ban on hedge fund advertising.

The Obama administration’s new regulatory czar reported for duty at the White House.

A House panel approved legislation to rein in Environmental Protection Agency regulations.

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