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Unfinished Dodd-Frank Rules to Watch at SEC in 2020

Dec. 27, 2019, 11:23 AM

The biggest rewrite of Wall Street rules since the last financial crisis isn’t over at the SEC.

The Securities and Exchange Commission still is working on regulations that were part of the post-crisis Dodd-Frank Act—a decade after it became law in 2010. The remaining work includes some of the statute’s thornier provisions, like disclosures on executive compensation and payments for extracting oil and gas.

The Republican-leaning SEC is making progress on implementing the Obama-era law, issuing a new proposal on reporting resource extraction payments in December without Democratic support. The commission also finalized some swaps regulation under the statute the...

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