14th March 2012

Implementing the Dodd-Frank Act

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Implementing the Dodd-Frank Act: The Federal Reserve Board’s Role
The Federal Reserve Board is responsible for implementing numerous provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act” or “DFA”), sometimes in conjunction with other government agencies. Listed below are the implementation initiatives recently completed by the Board, as well as several of the most significant initiatives that the Board expects to address over the next few months. Timeframes for upcoming initiatives are estimates and may be adjusted.

Initiatives Completed
Initiatives Planned: January to March 2012
Initiatives Planned: April to June 2012
Dodd-Frank Act: Statutory Dates For Actions
Initiatives Planned: April to June 2012

“Financial Company” Definition
The Board expects to request comment on a re-proposed rule to establish the standards for determining when a company is predominantly engaged in financial activities and qualifies as a “financial company.” (DFA Section 102(a)(6))

Real Estate Appraisal Requirements
The Board, along with other Federal regulatory agencies, expects to: (1) request comment on a proposed rule to implement appraisal requirements for higher-risk mortgages, and (2) issue final rules restricting acts and practices to ensure appraisal independence and to require reasonable and customary fees for independent appraisals. (DFA Sections 1471, 1472)

Real Estate Appraisal Management Company Registration and Reporting
The Board, along with other Federal regulatory agencies, expects to request comment on a proposed rule to establish minimum requirements for registration and reporting of appraisal management companies. (DFA Section 1473)

Residential Mortgage Appraisal Portability
The Board, along with other Federal regulatory agencies, expects to request comment on a proposed rule on residential mortgage appraisal portability requirements. (DFA Section 1472)

Real Estate Appraisal Automated Valuation Models
The Board, along with other Federal regulatory agencies, expects to request comment on a proposed rule to implement quality controls for real estate appraisal automated valuation models. (DFA Section 1473)

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