Note that the final version of the Dodd-Frank Act that is now on the President's desk contains more pages of text than all previous legislation in the history of banking reform. By comparison, the Federal Reserve Act of 1913 contained 31 pages, while the Dodd-Frank legislation contains 848 pages. See for yourself...
Federal Reserve Act (1913) - 31 pages.
Glass-Steagall Act (1933) – 37 pages.
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (1999) – 145 pages.
Sarbanes-Oxley Act (2002) – 66 pages.
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (2010) - 848 pages.