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Length of Dodd-Frank Rules Taller Than 21+ Statues of Liberty

Implementing Dodd-Frank is leading to a “mountain” of rules—or at least 2.6 Empire State Buildings’ worth when measured by Federal Register pages laid end to end, according to the following Wall Street Journal infographic.

Turning the financial overhaul bill into law has consumed more than 3.3 million printed words, which WSJ equates with 16 copies of Moby Dick, or six copies of War and Peace. (That’s about a month of reading for the average reader at 40 hours a week, according to the WSJ.)


View the Wall Street Journal article and infographic.

Written by Elizabeth Ecker