15. Regulation of Rating Agencies

  1. Viral V. Acharya,
  2. Thomas F. Cooley,
  3. Matthew Richardson and
  4. Ingo Walter
  1. Edward I. Altman,
  2. T. Sabri Öncü,
  3. Matthew Richardson,
  4. Anjolein Schmeits and
  5. Lawrence J. White

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258231.ch15

Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance

Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance

How to Cite

Acharya, V. V., Cooley, T. F., Richardson, M. and Walter, I. (2010) Regulation of Rating Agencies, in Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258231.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470768778

Online ISBN: 9781118258231

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Keywords:

  • credit rating agencies;
  • financial crisis;
  • U.S. financial markets;
  • U.S. securities and exchange commission;
  • mortgage-backed securities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • The Crisis

  • Public Interest Objectives of Rating Regulation

  • The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (2010)

  • Dodd-Frank and Conflicts of Interest

  • Looking Forward

  • Notes

  • References