The recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-203, § 342) contains sweeping new diversity requirements for federal agencies involved in the financial sector, as well as the businesses which deal with those agencies. Although the deadline for the creation of the new bureaucracy required by the Act is not until January 2011, and additional rules and standards will be developed later, businesses that will be affected by the new legislation need to begin educating themselves regarding its scope and requirements.Continue Reading Wall Street Reform Legislation Creates New Diversity Requirements for Government Contractors