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Mark Your Calendar: Important Dodd-Frank Compliance and Regulatory Dates


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The Dodd Frank Protection Act was developed to promote economic stability and prevent an economic crisis, like the 2008 recession, from happening. Although the restrictions weren’t immediate, there is a specific timeline of the dates you should take note of to ensure all regulatory compliance requirements are met. 

Below are important Dodd Frank compliance dates and deadlines from now through 2020 by BankersWeb.com, for you to include in your calendar:


September 1, 2016 

  • The variation margin requirements for swaps and securities-based swaps begin to phase in. Read more


January 1, 2017 

  • Covered U.S. banking organizations must fully comply with the final interagency liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) rule on this date. Read more

March 1, 2017

  • The final Swap Margin Rule deadline. Read more.

July 1, 2017

  • The extended conformance period ends on this date for banks required by the Volcker Rule to unwind their investments in collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Learn More.


January 1, 2018 

  • Lenders need to start collecting the new information for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) on this date, as mandated by Section 1094. Read more.


March 1, 2019

  • Deadline for lenders to report collected information for the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). Read More.  


September 30, 2020

  • Deadline the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) reserve ratio must reach 1.35 percent as determined in the Raising DIF Statutorily Required Minimum Rule. Read more.

Remember to add these dates to your calendar to save your firm from potential fines and fees.

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