The theme of many Dodd-Frank two-year anniversary articles this summer was all about how many rules required by the legislation were still up in the air.

That might be about to change.

What to expect? A final rule for the“Volcker ban on proprietary trading, significant mortgage regulations and a regime for identifying systemically important financial institutions,” write American Banker reporters.

Analyst Isaac Boltansky thinks the increase rulemaking activity will be "largely due to comment periods ending as well as a renewed sense of importance given the post-election setting."

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